E-Learning & LMS

Blackboard Provides Fast Track to Digital Class Software Subscription

Learning management system company Blackboard has created a self-service portal where schools can immediately subscribe to its digital collaboration platform, Blackboard Collaborate.

Blackboard Selling Open LMS Business

Blackboard today announced it will sell its Open LMS business to workplace digital learning and talent management company Learning Technologies Group.

Instructure CEO to Step Down as Thoma Bravo Purchase Moves Forward

Instructure's CEO will step down in a couple of weeks after the latest purchase agreement with Thoma Bravo is complete.

Thoma Bravo Ups Instructure Offer

In a revised agreement announced this morning, venture capital company Thoma Bravo has increased its offer to acquire Instructure, from the prior $47.60 per share to a “best and final offer” of $49 per share in cash.

Instructure Deal Appears to Be Off

Instructure's pending acquisition by venture capital company Thoma Bravo has fallen through for now.

SchoolSpire Acquired by Mentoring Minds

According to the two companies, the deal will result in a streamlined way for school districts to incorporate the Mentoring Mind's critical thinking content into their curriculum and teaching.

Instructure Agrees to VC Buyout

​In 2011, Instructure staked its claim in the LMS market by taking its learning management system open source. Now, the company has agreed in principle to be acquired by a venture capital firm. Instructure recently announced the transaction; Thoma Bravo has offered stockholders $47.60 per share in cash, valuing the company at about $1.79 billion.

PowerSchool Completes Acquisition of Schoology

As of today, one of the country's largest education systems just got much bigger. PowerSchool has finalized its purchase of Schoology, making the learning management system the newest component in its "Unified Classroom" suite for K-12.

Access Control Provider Debuts LMS Solution

Open Options is launching a new learning management solution to help its customers obtain certifications to the company’s distributed network architecture software.

Ozobot Classroom Aims to Make STEAM Learning Measurable

Ozobot is launching what it’s calling the first “STEAM learning management system,” Ozobot Classroom.

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