TITLE

Pearson To Enter Testing Market With Plan To Buy National Computer Systems For $2.5 Billion

PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;08/07/2000, Vol. 31 Issue 22, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the proposed purchase of National Computer Systems, an educational testing and services company, by Pearson plc.
ACCESSION #
3511012

 

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