Classroom Connect, Inc. to be Acquired by Harcourt Inc.; to Become Part Of Harcourt Education Group

September 4, 2001

Classroom Connect, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of professional and classroom learning resources that foster successful use of the Internet in K-12 education, announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Harcourt Education Inc., of Orlando, FL, one of the nation’s most prominent and diverse K-12 educational publishing entities. Harcourt is a subsidiary of Reed Elsevier plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions to professionals in the science and medical, legal, education, and business-to-business fields. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.