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For this item, we’re making great progress. It has now entered TAP validation with a small group of tenants. Will let you know how that goes!
-SuphatraPaul Fisher commented
We are currently using Slack in an educational environment to supplement our legacy LMS for discussion boards. We have found that students are much more engaged this way. We are looking to replace Slack with Teams because of the integration with Office365 and all the services we provide there.
Currently a professor can search for a student and determine how "engaged" they are in the discussion. A search returns the students posts and # of replies the post received, etc...