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Blackboard K-12 President Takes Helm at DreamBox

DreamBox Learning, the Bellevue, Wash.-based creators of a stable of online math products that direct lessons to students in grades K-3, named Jessie Woolley-Wilson, president of online education giants Blackboard's K-12 division, as its new Chief Executive Officer Wednesday morning, according to a press release.

Woolley-Wilson, who also serves on the board of trustees at Editorial Projects in Education, the publisher of Education Week, has overseen Blackboard's expansion into K-12 education from its initial focus on postsecondary schools. She previously was president of LeapFrog SchoolHouse and, before that, she was vice president of marketing college solutions at collegeboard.com, the interactive division of The College Board.

DreamBox, founded in 2006, released its first K-2 online math program in April 2009, and followed that DreamBox Learning K-3 Math a year later. The products deliver online lessons based on standards established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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