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Boarding school in sexual abuse scandal names new leader

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island boarding school rocked by widespread sexual abuse says it has hired a new head of school to succeed its departing leader.St. George's School in Middletown said on Friday that Alexandra Callen will become the first woman to lead the 120-year-old school when she takes over in July. Callen has held leadership positions in public and private schools in Seattle and Massachusetts.