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Pearson Buying SchoolNet

By Ian Quillen — May 10, 2011 1 min read

Education publisher Pearson announced last week that it will purchase education software maker SchoolNet for $230 million, subject to a federal antitrust-law compliance review. The move will give Pearson control of another New York company whose software is designed to collect data on student progress and use it to help educators personalize instruction.

A version of this article appeared in the May 11, 2011 edition of Education Week as Pearson Buying SchoolNet

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