- The Washington Post Co.'s $2.5 billion education company Kaplan Inc. announced Tuesday that Tom Leppert, the former mayor of Dallas, would become its new president.
- Kaplan boasts 25,000 employees as the world’s largest tutor for standardized tests, but it faces a changing industry, and Leppert will be expected to help it evolve.
From the article:
"... The former Dallas mayor and recent U.S. senatorial hopeful may be hitting the ground running, but he isn’t picking up stakes. He and his wife, Laura, will continue to live in Dallas. That was a nonnegotiable for Leppert’s taking the job. ..."