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Entrepreneur ranks Kumon No. 1 for eighth year

Kumon, one of the world's largest after-school math and reading programs, has announced that the Entrepreneur magazine's annual "Franchise 500" issue has recognized it as being the leading tutoring franchise for the eighth consecutive year. The company was also ranked No. 4 on Entrepreneur’s low-cost franchise list.

Deven Klein, vice president of franchising for Kumon, commented, "Entrepreneurship is becoming a widespread option for many Americans. People who were simply thinking about starting a business now are taking serious steps to pursue their passion. The economic situation is giving them an extra push.”

Kumon is an after-school math and reading program that unlocks the potential of children by motivating them to achieve more on their own. Founded in Japan in 1958, the learning method uses a systematic individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. According to the information provided, Kumon signed 121 franchise agreements last year – a 46% increase from 2007. Kumon is also projecting 130 franchises for 2009. The company currently has 26,000 centers in 46 countries, 1,300 of which are located across the United States. (kbp)


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