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Harcourt Assessment (San Antonio, TX), a unit of Reed Elsevier that provides educational assessment instruments and testing programs.

Harcourt Assessment (San Antonio, TX), a unit of Reed Elsevier that provides educational assessment instruments and testing programs, has acquired Ordinate Corporation (Menlo Park, CA), a company that specializes in automated language proficiency assessments and provides test delivery and scoring services. No terms were given. Ordinate offers an automated method for evaluating spoken language proficiency based on voice recognition technology for educational, commercial and governmental organizations. The purchase is Harcourt Assessment's third in as many years. Last December it acquired the Dutch testing company Swets Testing International and in April 2002 it acquired Les Editions du Centre de Psychologie Appliquee (Paris).
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Date:Sep 30, 2004
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