Nearly two weeks after officially starting as Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools, Dr. Lewis Ferebee made his first in studio appearance on Afternoons with Amos to talk with the community about his plans to learn and start to improve IPS. Dr. Ferebee plans to do a lot in his first 100 days, between now and February 28th. Dr. Ferebee talked about his goals in his first 100 days. He mentioned his 100 Day Plan. (Click The Link To Read A Copy IPS Supt Dr. Lewis Ferebee 100 Day Action Plan) In the interview with Amos and listeners, Ferebee talked about the importance of listening to parents and the community about their expectations and experiences in IPS. Dr. Ferebee repeatedly talked about the quality of instruction, curriculum and the role of teachers in IPS. In the interview Ferebee also touched on his first day ride on an IPS school bus with students; his visits with teachers, administrators and schools. He also touched on the fight between Tech HS Football players and a team from Ft. Wayne that received negative attention. Dr. Ferebee stressed that coaches should be good role models for students and that student expectations should be set high. Dr. Ferebee said it was his idea for the introductory letter to students. That he wanted them to get to know him and understand his expectations for them. Dr. Ferebee addressed callers concerns about IPS schools and their children and grandchildrens’ experience. The callers gave him an insight into what IPS is going right and where they could improve. Click the Arrow to Hear Dr. Lewis Feberee’s interview with Amos and Listeners. Runs 37 Minutes ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.
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