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  • December 01, 2015
    Recognized Predictive Analytics Leader, Mike Sharkey, to Head Analytics Business Line on Behalf of the Company

    Today, Blackboard announced the acquisition of Blue Canary, a higher education predictive analytics company that helps institutions glean powerful data-driven insights and use them to improve...

  • November 10, 2015
    Lawrence Public Schools' Paula Barr Receives Award for Blended and Online Learning

    Blackboard Inc. congratulates Paula Barr, 2nd grade teacher at Quail Run School in Lawrence, Kansas, recipient of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning's (iNACOL) Blended and...

  • October 29, 2015
    Flagship Learning Management System and Open Source Offering See Strong Market Momentum

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") today announced that their flagship learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn™, along with its Moodle-based platform Moodlerooms, has experienced strong...

  • October 28, 2015
    Over 110 new customers since January 2015

    Blackboard today announced that during 2015 more than 110 new customers have chosen one of its Moodle-based solutions to deliver a superior learning experience for their learners. Active in the...

  • October 27, 2015
    Company's Browser-Based Web Conferencing Solution Continues to Meet Industry Standards for Accessibility

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") today announced two accessibility milestones for the latest version of its online virtual collaboration tool Blackboard Collaborate™. Today's announcement marks...

  • October 27, 2015
    Company Committed to its Flagship LMS Through Continued Innovation

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") today announced an update to the 9.1 version of its flagship learning management system Blackboard Learn™. Today's announcement represents the latest evidence of...

  • October 20, 2015
    New Milestone for the Cloud-Based Learning Object Repository

    More than 100,000 educational resources, including lessons, assignments, tests, and more, have been added to Blackboard xpLor, the company's cloud-based, cross-LMS repository system. This new...

  • October 15, 2015
    Two Universities to Leverage Jointly Created Learning, Analytics and Content Solution

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") today announced that Virginia Commonwealth University ("VCU") and Marshall University are the latest institutions to reaffirm and expand partnerships with Blackboard...

  • October 14, 2015
    Campus Technology Readers Give Blackboard Top Spot in Three Categories Including Learning Management and E-Learning

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") earned first place in Campus Technology's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards' 'Learning Management and E-learning' category, the company announced today. Blackboard also...

  • October 14, 2015
    Leading EdTech Company Provides Skilled Technology Sector Jobs and Career Training in Pulaski County­­­

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard"), the world's leading education technology company, today welcomed Congressman Hal Rogers and representatives from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to its...

  • September 25, 2015
    Edtech leader to help university increase enrollment and retention on campus

    Blackboard Inc. ("Blackboard") today announced a new partnership with Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) that will deliver a more engaging digital teaching and learning solution at the university...

  • September 03, 2015
    Five Blackboard-powered school districts receive Gold Medallion Award for outstanding educational public relations campaigns

    Blackboard Inc. congratulates Brevard County Public Schools, Eden Prairie Schools, Oklahoma City Public Schools, Portland Public Schools and West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools,...

  • August 26, 2015
    Mission-Critical Solutions Receive Federal Backing in Process Toward Cloud Compliance

    Blackboard Inc. announced today that it is being sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army, Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) to begin the federal process for compliance of cloud...

  • August 13, 2015
    Companies to Bring More Solutions and Services to the Open Source Community in Latin America

    Blackboard today announced the acquisition of Nivel Siete, a leading Moodle provider operating in Latin America. By joining their forces, the two companies will be able to offer more services and...

  • August 04, 2015
    Flagship LMS Blackboard Learn Earns Highest Satisfaction Score in New Crowdsourced Report on G2 Crowd

    Blackboard Inc.'s flagship learning management system (LMS) Blackboard Learn® earned the highest scores in a report published by G2 Crowd, an independent software review platform that ranks...

  • July 23, 2015
    Two Companies Aim to Improve Student Experience using NFC-Capability

    Blackboard Inc. today announced that, in collaboration with NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), they have shipped more than one million near-field communication (NFC)-compatible campus cards...

  • July 23, 2015
    Qwickly Building Block Lets Teachers and Students Seamlessly Integrate Third-Party Cloud Content into Courses

    Blackboard Inc. announced that teachers and learners in K-12 schools will now be able to easily integrate content from third-party cloud repositories like DropBox, Google Drive, and OneDrive, into...

  • July 22, 2015
    Powerful Tools for Professional Development Promotes Lifelong Learning

    Blackboard Inc. today announced a partnership with Skillsoft, an industry leading content provider, enabling direct delivery of high-quality content to professional learners via Blackboard's...

  • July 22, 2015
    New Report from National Campus Leadership Council Highlights Need for Improved Federal Policy, and NCLC Partners with Blackboard Inc. to Become a Catalyst for Change

    Student body presidents feel high college costs limit career opportunity, yet student leaders are vastly underutilized as stakeholders on and off campus. High college costs price students out of...

  • July 21, 2015
    Tech Leader Brings Learner-Centric Focus to Education

    Blackboard Inc. launches the 'New Learning Experience' – an innovative approach to education that focuses on the learner and promotes better engagement, interaction and quality learning by...

  • July 20, 2015
    Company Passes Rigorous Conformance Certification Test Cementing its Commitment to Learning Analytics and its Role as a Good Steward of Educational Data

    Blackboard today announced that it has certified its flagship software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based LMS Blackboard Learn™ to provide data about learner and teacher use, as specified by the IMS...

  • July 02, 2015
    Company Acquires X-Ray Analytics for Integration into Moodlerooms and Enterprise Moodle

    Blackboard today announced the acquisition of X-Ray Analytics, a research-based, predictive analytics technology that helps instructors and organizations meet the learning needs of their students....

  • June 30, 2015
    Learners Also Say They Are More Interested in Learning When Using Technology According to New Report

    More than 90 percent of K-12 administrators say that effective use of technology within instruction is important for achieving their school or district's core mission of education and preparation...

  • May 27, 2015
    Improved Integration of Industry Leading Solutions Creates Easy Data Management

    Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of an improved integration between Blackboard's teaching and learning solutions and Pearson's PowerSchool student information system (SIS) that...

  • May 19, 2015
    District to Deliver New Digital and Blended Learning Experiences

    Following an evaluation of the industry's leading learning management systems, Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) in Georgia has selected Blackboard's innovative classroom solution for K-12, the...

  • May 13, 2015
    Delivers Secure Financial Service Options to Support Learners

    Blackboard today announced the expansion of BlackboardPay™, a prepaid card program that simplifies the disbursement of student federal financial aid. Starting in June 2015, institutions offering...

  • April 08, 2015
    District Adds Mobile and Website Capabilities to Improve Parent Engagement

    Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) selected Blackboard to expand its district-wide communications capabilities following a competitive review, the company announced today. Blackboard will provide...

  • March 20, 2015
    Strategic Deal Creates Unmatched Communications and Community Engagement Solution Set

    Today Blackboard Inc. announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Schoolwires, one of the leading educational website, hosting and content management providers to K-12 schools and...

  • March 17, 2015
    Collaboration to Help Students Earn Market-Valued Credentials

    Blackboard Inc. today announced a powerful new collaboration with Achieving the Dream Inc. that will aim to address the most pressing challenges facing education, including workforce preparedness...

  • March 12, 2015
    Extended Partnership Brings Benefits of a Holistic, Integrated Approach

    The University of Manchester has extended its partnership with Blackboard to support over 40,000 students and staff in achieving better outcomes and attaining educational success. Through this...

  • February 19, 2015
    District Expands Blended and Mobile Teaching and Learning Initiatives

    To strengthen its ability to innovate and deliver blended teaching and learning programs, Texas-based Crowley Independent School District (ISD) selected Blackboard following a competitive review,...

  • February 04, 2015
    Two K-12 Leaders Join Forces to Improve Student Experience

    Today Blackboard Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire Schoolwires, one of the leading educational website, hosting and content management providers to K-12 schools and districts. The...

  • January 28, 2015
    Newest Innovations Mark the Latest Investment in the Open Source Community

    Blackboard Inc. announced today several updates to Moodlerooms, the company's services offering for the open source learning management system (LMS) Moodle, that improve both the functionality as...

  • January 13, 2015
    Next Generation Learning Solutions Will Improve Mobile and Online Access for Over 13,000 Students

    Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) has expanded its partnership with Blackboard, the company announced today. The decision was largely driven by the desire by ACPS officials to improve mobile...

  • December 23, 2014
    Over $200,000 Donated to Help Support Education Technology Programs

    Blackboard Inc. has launched its Charitable Giving Program, the company announced today. This year, over $200,000 will be provided to multiple organizations to help foster education technology...

  • December 08, 2014
    Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution

    Cornell University is the latest institution to reaffirm and expand their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering available exclusively to...

  • November 18, 2014
    Consumer-Focused Design Approach Driving Blackboard's New Product Strategy

    Blackboard announced today the availability of the latest book by Jon Kolko, vice president of consumer design at Blackboard. Well Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love, has...

  • November 13, 2014
    Two K-12 Leaders Join Forces to Bring Innovative Communication Solutions to Market

    Blackboard Inc. has acquired ParentLink, uniting two of the leading providers of K-12 communications, the company announced today. The combination will create a powerful approach to K-12 community...

  • October 29, 2014
    Latest Innovation Improves Grading Workflow and Alerts Faculty to Student Progress

    Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow around assignments and easily track student submissions. Specifically designed for teachers,...

  • October 10, 2014
    New Facility Will Support Growing Demand for Online Education Services Across Asia

    Singapore, 10 October 2014 – Blackboard today announced the opening of a new data centre in Singapore, responding to customer requests for an in-region, private cloud facility to host and manage...

  • October 01, 2014
    University Consortium Explores Using Blackboard's Open Content Repository and Other Learning Solutions

    Blackboard will work with Unizin, a university owned and directed consortium, to pilot xpLor™, the company's standards-based, cloud-delivered open content repository, the company announced...

  • October 01, 2014
    Leading Research University Leverages Jointly Created Learning, Analytics, and Content Solution

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has reaffirmed and expanded their partnership with Blackboard by moving to the company's customized learning and analytics offering for...

  • September 30, 2014
    Software as a Service Model Joins Industry's Most Comprehensive Set of Deployment Options

    Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn™, the company announced today. With the addition of a Software-as-a-Service model (SaaS), Blackboard is now the...

  • September 25, 2014
    Company Pioneers Emerging Browser-Based Communication Technology

    Blackboard Inc. has acquired Requestec, a leading provider of Web-based Real Time Communication (WebRTC) technology, to reinvent and revitalize the company's product portfolio and revolutionize...

  • September 19, 2014
    15,000 New Users Added Per Day

    Blackboard Inc. today announced that nearly 2 million students have signed up to take advantage of the company's student-centric solutions focused on career preparedness. During the back-to-school...

  • August 28, 2014
    Company Makes Regional Investments and Expands Presence in Sao Paulo

    Blackboard now supports more than 1 million students and faculty members at over 70 institutions in Brazil, the company announced today. Now registering an impressive 100 percent growth in the...

  • August 14, 2014
    Approachable, Intuitive Resource Designed Based on Extensive Student Research

    Blackboard Inc. today announced the release of Job Genie™, a free mobile app designed to minimize student anxiety around the job selection process by helping them explore potential career paths...

  • August 07, 2014
    Pairing Creates Most Comprehensive Set of Student ID Deployment Options in the Market

    Blackboard has acquired CardSmith, the industry's leading cloud provider of campus card solutions and turn-key card program management services, Blackboard announced today. CardSmith joins...

  • July 16, 2014
    Offer Developed in Partnership with Leading Higher Education Institutions

    Blackboard has created a customized learning and analytics offering available to the 259 higher education Internet2 members, the company and Internet2 announced today. The Internet2 NET+ offer...

  • July 16, 2014
    SaaS Support Joins Industry's Most Flexible Deployment Approach

    Blackboard plans to launch a new version of its flagship learning environment that is delivered via the public cloud, the company announced today. Whether self-hosted, hosted in Blackboard's...

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