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EDUCATION ALTERNATIVES, INC. AND WILSON LEARNING CORPORATION SIGN LETTER OF INTENT TO HELP AMERICA'S EDUCATORS

 MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAIN) and Wilson Learning Corporation signed a letter of intent yesterday under which the two firms will cooperate in introducing on a pilot basis Wilson Learning's proprietary skill programs for teachers and administrators in EAI-managed schools.
 "School principals, like CEOs, must be able to manage effectively, solve problems, take effective risks, and align with parents, teachers, students and the community," said John Golle, CEO and chairman of Education Alternatives. "Our existing instructional delivery system combined with Wilson Learning's management evaluation and training technology, can provide a balanced program for rebuilding the American educational system, one school at a time."
 David M. Ehlen, CEO of Wilson Learning Corporation, said, "Education Alternatives, Inc. has the systems and learning technologies to improve the learning of students dramatically. What Wilson Learning will contribute is the tools to develop and empower principals, teachers and staff to implement educational reform strategies more effectively. Our experience with helping businesses manage change and transform from controlling to learning cultures has direct relevance to the school environment."
 Education Alternatives, Inc. provides private management of public schools and sells proprietary products and consulting services to public and private schools. The company currently manages 11 schools under various management contracts with a total enrollment exceeding 6,600 students.
 Wilson Learning Corporation is a provider of seminars, research, management and sales training, and videodisc training materials for individuals and organizations in all industries. The company has offices in more than 25 countries and publishes its training materials in 15 languages.
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 /CONTACT: John T. Golle of Education Alternatives, 612-832-0092, or David M. Ehlen of Wilson Learning, 612-944-2880/
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