Founder of Kaplan Test Prep, 90, dies

| August 26, 2009

PH2009082403094 Stanley H. Kaplan, 90, who founded the nation's first and largest test preparation company and transformed the way students prepare for higher education, died Aug. 23 of a heart ailment at his home in New York.

The Stanley H. Kaplan Co. was sold to The Washington Post Co. in 1984 for $45 million. Its 2008 revenue was $2.3 billion, and 1 million students each year enroll in its courses.

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