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PURPOSE AND REQUIREMENTS
This Site is operated by NCS Pearson, Inc. ("Pearson"). Pearson provides this Site as a service pursuant to a contract with an Education Agency or School District for an assessment program. This Site is intended to provide educational resources and materials to educators and for educators to provide information and materials to students through the Site.
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Effective Date: April 27, 2020