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Jul 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blackboard Brings Improved Learning Analytics Capabilities to its Open Source Customers

 Blackboard today announced the acquisition of X-Ray Analytics, a research-based, predictive analytics technology that helps instructors and...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:00 ET

Nearly All K-12 Administrators Say Technology is Important for Student Success

 More than 90 percent of K-12 administrators say that effective use of technology within instruction is important for achieving their school or...

May 27, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blackboard and Pearson Team up to Simplify the Teacher Experience

 Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of an improved integration between Blackboard's teaching and learning solutions and...

May 19, 2015, 15:00 ET

Fayette County Public Schools Selects Blackboard

 Following an evaluation of the industry's leading learning management systems, Fayette County Public Schools (FCPS) in Georgia has...

May 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blackboard Provides Students with Financial Flexibility, Acceptance and Security via the MasterCard Network

 Blackboard today announced the expansion of BlackboardPay™, a prepaid card program that simplifies the disbursement of student federal...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:00 ET

Saint Paul Public Schools Expands Relationship with Blackboard

 Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) selected Blackboard to expand its district-wide communications capabilities following a competitive review,...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

Blackboard Completes Acquisition of Schoolwires

 Today Blackboard Inc. announced that it has finalized its acquisition of Schoolwires, one of the leading educational website, hosting and...

Mar 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blackboard and Achieving the Dream Join Forces to Help Increase Student Completion

 Blackboard Inc. today announced a powerful new collaboration with Achieving the Dream Inc. that will aim to address the most pressing...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

University of Manchester Supports Students With Blackboard

The University of Manchester has extended its partnership with Blackboard to support over 40,000 students and staff in...

Feb 19, 2015, 10:00 ET

Crowley Independent School District System Selects Blackboard

 To strengthen its ability to innovate and deliver blended teaching and learning programs, Texas-based Crowley Independent School District...

Feb 04, 2015, 07:00 ET

Blackboard to Acquire Schoolwires

 Today Blackboard Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire Schoolwires, one of the leading educational website, hosting and content...

Jan 28, 2015, 10:00 ET

Blackboard Refreshes Moodlerooms Interface to Improve User Experience

 Blackboard Inc. announced today several updates to Moodlerooms, the company's services offering for the open source learning management system...

Jan 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

Albemarle County Public Schools Expands Partnership with Blackboard

 Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) has expanded its partnership with Blackboard, the company announced today. The decision was largely...

Dec 23, 2014, 10:00 ET

Blackboard Launches Charitable Giving Program

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

Dec 08, 2014, 10:00 ET

Cornell University Adopts Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ Solution and Services Offering

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

Nov 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Jon Kolko Releases New Book on Consumer Design

 Blackboard announced today the availability of the latest book by Jon Kolko, vice president of consumer design at Blackboard. Well Designed:...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET

Blackboard Acquires ParentLink

 Blackboard Inc. has acquired ParentLink, uniting two of the leading providers of K-12 communications, the company announced today. The...

Oct 29, 2014, 11:30 ET

Blackboard Releases Tablet App for Teachers

 Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow around assignments and easily track...

Oct 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

UMBC Adopts Blackboard's Internet2 NET+ Solution and Services Offering

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

Sep 30, 2014, 10:45 ET

Blackboard Introduces Cloud Version of Flagship LMS

 Blackboard has introduced a cloud version of its flagship LMS, Blackboard Learn™, the company announced today. With the addition of a...