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Kumon Math and Reading Center of Cape Elizabeth Searches for Potential Buyer to Continue 30-Year Legacy

The After-School Enrichment Center has been a Community Staple for the Last 30 Years

– – Susan Ferris, local entrepreneur and small business owner, first opened the Kumon Math and Reading Center of Cape Elizabeth, on June 19th, 1990. It was one of the first Kumon Centers in America and has since become a staple in the local community, instilling a love for learning in thousands upon thousands of students in New England.

After three decades of devoting her life to the enrichment and academic advancement of children from pre-school to high school, Ferris is embarking on her well-deserved next chapter of retirement. If she is unable to find a buyer for her center, it will unfortunately have to close, not only leaving many families without high quality supplemental education, but also ending the legacy of one of the first Kumon Learning Centers in the country.

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Even if your child prefers roving work stations to a dedicated desk, identify appropriate study spots and make sure she has all necessary supplies. “Try to pick the quietest areas in your home that will have as few distractions as possible,” advises Rima Muth from the national math and reading enrichment program Kumon.

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