Richard Barth

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"Richard Barth is President and CEO of the KIPP Foundation. He has led the KIPP Foundation through the process of identifying five organizational imperatives to ensure the sustainability of the KIPP network as it grows to over 100 schools in the next five years. In the past two years, Richard has overseen the expansion of KIPP’s leadership development programs, put in place a disciplined approach to managing growth, recruited two new outside directors to the KIPP Foundation board, and secured over $25 million in new, long-term funding commitments. This year, he is participating in the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute-New Schools Fellows program. Mr. Barth came to KIPP from Edison Schools, where he served as President of District Partnerships and managed Edison Schools’ partnership in Philadelphia. Prior to joining Edison, Richard was one of the founding staff members at Teach For America. He earned a BA in American History from Harvard University in 1989."[1]

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  1. Richard Barth, Be the Change, Inc., accessed April 7, 2011.