BOCA RATON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 02/26/08 -- The Americas Learning Centers, Inc. (the "Company"), (PINKSHEETS: ALRN) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to spin-off its subsidiary, ASAP Athletics, Inc., ("ASAP") Boca Raton, Florida, by April 1, 2008. ALRN shareholders of record on the date of completion of the spin-off, which is to be announced, will receive shares of common stock in ASAP as a dividend. Following completion of the spin-off, ASAP Athletics will be a private, independent company. The formula for the number of shares to be issued as a dividend will be announced prior to April 1.
About The Americas Learning Centers, Inc.
The Americas Learning Centers, Inc. offers training programs for both the mind and body of teenagers and young adults. Historically it has offered SAT-ACT test preparation for high school students and earlier this year expanded into test preparation books, software and online courses for the SAT, LSAT, GMAT, GRE and the MCAT graduate level tests.
Last year, the Company entered the Youth Sports Training Market with the acquisition of BSA Athletics, Inc., and ASAP Athletics, Inc., and opened a 5000 square foot fitness facility in Boca Raton. In addition, ASAP Athletics in September '07 introduced a proprietary "gym-on-wheels" for the remote training of athletes in team and league sports in order to improve each athlete's speed, agility and strength.
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The Americas Learning Centers, Inc.