Mayor names new schools chancellor for Washington, D.C.

December 4, 2018

Lewis Ferebee was appointed as the new chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, pending confirmation by the the city’s council. Last serving as the head of Indianapolis Public Schools, Ferebee replaces Amanda Alexander, the interim chancellor who took over after several high-profile controversies.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that she has named a new head of the city’s public school system.

Dr. Lewis Ferebee was appointed the new chancellor of D.C. Public Schools, pending confirmation by the D.C. Council.

Ferebee, who last served as the head of Indianapolis Public Schools, replaces Dr. Amanda Alexander, the interim chancellor who took over after several high-profile controversies.