Virtual Learning Buy Moves Houghton Mifflin Into Web-Based Testing

June 2000
Electronic Education Report;06/07/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on Boston, Massachusetts-based Houghton Mifflin Co.'s acquisition of Alabama-based Virtual Learning Technologies, an educational Internet testing company that specializes in online assessments.


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