15desks Launches Academic Software

Santa Barbara-based 15desks, a developer of software-as-a-service for educators, said this morning that the firm has launched a new product for course management. The firm said its product will allow educators, students, parents, administrators as well as others share resources, get information about grades, and other educational information. The firm said it is privately funded, and first launched in 2007 at the University of Santa Barbara.