The interim superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools is taking steps to shore up the struggling district, but says she faces a "complex job" that won't bring miracles during her tenure.
Peggy Hinckley told WTHR-TV that the district could lose some staff, including teachers, because thousands of students have left the district in recent years.
IPS faces a $30 million deficit in its general fund and a $10 million transportation fund shortfall.
Hinckley says she has revised a proposal for full-day preschool to cut nearly $1 million in transportation costs as part of a district-wide reorganization that is under way.
Hinckley, a former superintendent in Indianapolis' Warren Township schools, will lead the IPS district while the school board seeks a permanent replacement for Eugene White, who announced his retirement in January.