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November 1999
Educational Marketer;11/01/99, Vol. 30 Issue 31, p7
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Focuses on issues surrounding the education in the United States, such as the role of Pearson Plc chief executive officer Marjorie Scardino in boosting literacy rate and the funding for NetLibrary Inc., a provider of electronic books.


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