The Washington Post Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company in the United States and internationally. The company provides a range of educational services, including higher education, professional training, test preparation, and K12 learning services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Its higher education services include provision of various certificate, diploma, and degree programs through its campus, as well as online. The company operates 63 schools in 17 states that provide classroom-based instruction to approximately 38,500 students. Its test preparation and tutoring services comprise preparation of students for various college and graduate school admissions exams; publication of various general trade and educational books in subject areas, such as test preparation, business, law, medicine, and nursing; and preparing professionals for various licensing and advanced designation exams. The company provides leaning solutions for K12 learners and educators, which include children from kindergarten to 12th grade. It also offers cable services consisting of basic video, digital video, high-speed data, and telephone services in 19 midwestern, western, and southern states of the United States. In addition, the company publishes and distributes The Washington Post, a morning daily and Sunday newspaper; and weekly publications and tabloids, as well as engages in commercial printing activities. Further, it produces washingtonpost.com, which features news and information products; and other Web sites and online magazines. Additionally, the company owns six VHF television stations serving Houston, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio, and Jacksonville television markets. The Washington Post Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.
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The Washington Post Company announced that Dave Goldberg has been elected to the board of directors. Goldberg is chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey, which he joined in April 2009.
The Washington Post Company declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.45 per share, payable on November 2, 2012, to shareholders of record on October 22, 2012.
The Washington Post Company launched an API portal for developers to build apps using data from the newspaper. Developers will be able to create their own unique applications using data vetted or published by The Post, such as presidential speeches, White House visits, campaign finance data and more. Launching an API portal allows developers outside The Post to create new, interesting ways to understand and present the data collected, including creating mash-ups with all the other interesting data that exists on the Web.
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