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Test-Prep Founder Dies

By The Associated Press — September 01, 2009 1 min read

Stanley H. Kaplan, the founder of the nations first test-preparation company, died Aug. 23. He was 90 and died of heart failure in New York City. Mr. Kaplan started what became the Stanley H. Kaplan Educational Centers Ltd. from his parents Brooklyn home in 1938. It later became a national chain of more than 100 centers.

A version of this article appeared in the September 02, 2009 edition of Education Week