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  • lws2000 lws2000 Apr 13, 2010 5:29 PM Flag

    WPO--The Education Company

    Kaplan University is an important profit center. Big screen communications are becoming the "reasonable cost" in depth educational tool going forward (in home & community). WPO will be an important leader in education, and will be the top information center for Washington origin news--the two go together.

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    • About Kaplan University

      A History of Success

      Founded in 1937 as the American Institute of Commerce, Kaplan University in Davenport, Iowa, has a more than 65-year history of preparing adults for rewarding careers. Based on the successful model of our origins, Kaplan University’s online education programs emphasize real-world knowledge and skill development. Now, as always, we are committed to helping students develop the skills and techniques they need to take control of their professional destinies.

      NCA Accredited

      Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). The NCA is part of a national system of quality assurance for American higher education. As a member of the NCA, Kaplan University meets agreed-upon standards of quality for colleges and universities nationwide. For more information on the NCA, write to them at:

      30 North LaSalle Street
      Suite 2400
      Chicago, IL 60602-2504
      Tel: 800-621-7440 (Toll Free)

      A Part of Kaplan Higher Education

      Kaplan University is owned by Kaplan Higher Education Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc.—one of the nation’s premier providers of educational and career services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Kaplan Higher Education includes more than 70 campus-based schools offering undergraduate degrees, diplomas, and certificates; online education; and an online law school. Kaplan University offers an array of online master’s, bachelor’s, and associate’s degrees in business, information technology, criminal justice, nursing, education, and paralegal studies, as well as professional certificates in business, finance, and health care. Concord Law School offers a Juris Doctor degree and an Executive J.D.SM degree. As the nation’s premier online law school, Concord currently serves over 1,800 students and is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).

      A Proud Member of the Washington Post Family

      Kaplan, Inc., is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company, a diversified media and education organization whose principal operations include newspaper and magazine publishing, including The Washington Post and Newsweek; broadcasting at six network-affiliated VHF television stations; and Cable One television systems.

    • I wonder if they will rename the company. Even though it is just cosmetic, I think it would change the market's perception of the company.

 

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