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Ferebee rides school bus on first day as IPS superintendent

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Dr. Lewis Ferebee rode the bus to school on his first day as the superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools.

Ferebee was selected from three finalists back in August, but officially started his position Monday, nearly two months after the start of the school year.

As he stepped off the bus at Francis Scott Key Elementary School on the city’s northeast side, the new superintendent, a 39-year-old with 16 years of experience, told Fox 59 News that he was ready for the challenge of turning IPS around.

While he would not give a timetable for when students and families could expect to see results, Ferebee expressed optimism that, in time, IPS would be a successful school system again.