The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Rex Moore discusses topics across the investing world.

Blackboard helps schools -- from elementary through university -- manage the business of education through its suite of online products and services. After a great run for our Hidden Gems members, the company went private a few months ago. CEO and co-founder Michael Chasen visited us at Fool HQ recently, and talked with Rex Moore about the state of the education industry. In part one of this series, Chasen addresses the high costs of an education, and what many are calling a bubble.

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