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A simplified solution for Community and Parent Engagement

77% of K-12 parents use a smartphone1. Are you reaching them? If your school isn’t quite as mobile as you’d like, Blackboard offers mobile, web, and voice communication tools to help you inform and involve parents.

Increase family and community involvement with a comprehensive school communication solution

Partner with us to transform the way you interact with your school community, and create a more effective culture of communication between your schools and the families they serve.


How Blackboard can help you.

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Winner of the 2015 District Administrator Reader’s Choice award

Blackboard ParentLink is the proud recipient of the Reader’s Choice award. This prestigious award is given to only the best K-12 products and services, as selected by District Administrator readers from across the country.

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Move beyond voice calls

Our notification service features 2-way SMS, push notifications, a portal, and more for connecting with your community.

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Share more with parents

Better classroom and school websites make it easy to keep everyone informed and engaged, even on the go!

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Reach your K-12 community on the web

Present your district to prospective students and educators. Create a communications hub, build out school-to-home teacher web pages to further family engagement, and give everyone in the community access to your websites via mobile devices.

What's Included

Community Engagement Part II: Communicate effectively with your community

K-12 leaders share best practices on effective communication. View the full video series by using the next arrows.

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Next Steps

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