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Blackboard ParentLink Named 'Top Product' in District Administration Magazine
Industry-Leading Community Engagement Mobile App Included on Nationwide List for Third Consecutive Year

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. today announced their community engagement mobile app Blackboard ParentLink has been named a 'Top Product' by District Administration Magazine. This is the third consecutive year that the app has been included on the list.

The recognition is further evidence of how Blackboard's outstanding community engagement solutions are helping K-12 school districts inform and engage local stakeholders.

Every year K-12 leaders across the country cast their vote for the top educational technology products that make a difference in their schools. According to District Administration, the award is designed to help superintendents and other school leaders identify the products their peers are using to drive school and student success in the areas of technology, sustainability, and curriculum.

"Success for K-12 learners is optimized with meaningful and high-quality engagement with their parents, teachers and communities," said Chris Crawford, Vice President of Blackboard Community Engagement. "Blackboard provides a comprehensive Community Engagement Solution built specifically for the K12 market that includes integrated website and community management, branded mobile app, and district notification systems. We are honored that our nation's school districts once again named the Blackboard ParentLink Mobile App onto District Administration's Top Product List. We're clearly seeing the tremendous impact effective mobile engagement can have on student success."

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About Blackboard Inc.
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. We challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning in order to reimagine education and make it more accessible, engaging and relevant to the modern-day learner and the institutions that serve them. In partnership with our customers in higher education and K-12, as well as corporations and government agencies around the world, our mission is to help every learner achieve their full potential by inspiring a passion for lifelong learning. For more information about Blackboard, follow us on Twitter @Blackboard.

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