|Florida Virtual Partners with Blackboard to Improve Virtual School Experience for Students|
Blackboard Supports Growing Number of Statewide, Virtual Schools
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Online learning will get a boost from a partnership announced today by Blackboard Inc. (Nasdaq: BBBB) and the Florida Virtual School (FLVS), the nation's oldest and largest virtual school. Over the next three years, the two parties will work together to establish Blackboard Learn™ as the school's online learning platform in an effort to improve the virtual school experience for students.
Blackboard supports a growing number of statewide and district based virtual schools nationwide. Under the agreement, FLVS will move all of its more than 100 courses to a fully hosted Blackboard Learn platform by the beginning of 2011.