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KIPP director takes helm in perfect storm

“I’m proud of where we’ve been, but I have to say we have not arrived yet,” says Rhonda Barnes.
LYNN — Rhonda “Nikki” Barnes would have preferred better circumstances than an international pandemic for her debut as executive director of KIPP-Massachusetts.  “It wouldn’t have been what I’d have chosen,” said Barnes, who advanced to the position at the Lynn charter school after Caleb Dolan stepped down over the summer. “But one of the things…

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