Blackboard Inc., a provider of software to schools and colleges, on July 14 said it will make content and learning technology from The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. available to its customers, BusinessWeek reports. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed. Blackboard said it will combine McGraw-Hill's assessment engines and adaptive learning tools with its own Blackboard Learn products. McGraw-Hill's tools allow teachers to manage course content, create assignments, and track students' performance. The publisher's tools also can deliver content to students based on individual strengths and weaknesses. The combined system is expected to be ready for classroom use in early...

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