International media company and education giant Pearson PLC has announced an agreement to buy the Boston-based FamilyEducation Network (FEN), the largest home-school community on the web, for $129 million in cash.

The deal will add substantially to Pearson's already extensive collection of K-12 properties, which includes Computer Curriculum Corp., Prentice Hall, and Addison Wesley Longman.

FEN generates more than 50 million page views per month, according to company officials.

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