Looking at issues of equitable education in the District of Columbia.
Meet Lewis Ferebee, The Newest Acting Chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, WAMU, Kojo Nnamdi Show, February 13, 2019: Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee, the former Indianapolis Public Schools superintendent, is the mayor’s pick to lead D.C. public schools, a system that in recent years has been plagued by scandals — including one that cost the last chancellor his job. So, who is Ferebee? And what history and vision will he bring to the District? Read more or listen>>
Op-Ed: In Search for Chancellor, Keep Your Eyes on the Prize, Medium, by Gayle Cosby, February 13, 2019: As the Council of the District of Columbia weighs Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s choice for D.C. Public Schools chancellor, Dr. Lewis Ferebee, I urge leaders and parents to not lose sight of what makes public education truly public: the twin promises of equity and democratic accountability. Read more>>
D.C., meet your next chancellor: 8 things to know about Lewis Ferebee and what he might bring to the district, Chalkbeat, December 3, 2018: Washington, D.C., is getting a new school chancellor, and it’s Lewis Ferebee, a former teacher, principal, and the current superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools. Read more>>
A ‘portfolio’ of schools? How a nationwide effort to disrupt urban school districts is gaining traction, Chalkbeat, December 6, 2017: The Indianapolis Public School district is actively turning over schools to charter operators, and it’s rolling out a common enrollment system for district and charter schools that could make it easier for charters to grow. Read more>>