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Utah Clean Slate Act: Minor Criminal Records Will Be Automatically Erased

Three years after the Utah Legislature passed a “Clean Slate” law, many will now begin to see minor criminal offenses automatically erased from their records. Amy Daeschel, with Utah Naloxone, recalled the long process she faced trying to reintegrate into society after petty drug offenses. A piece of paper – …

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Instructure to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences | 2022-02-10 | Press Releases

SALT LAKE CITY, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Instructure) (NYSE: INST), maker of the Canvas learning management system, today announced that its CEO, Steve Dalyand Chief Financial Officer, Dale Bowenwill be presenting at the following upcoming investor conferences. Morgan Stanley Conference on Technology, Media and Telecommunications Dated: …

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Instructure to be presented at the next investor conferences

SALT LAKE CITY, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Instructure) (NYSE: INST), maker of the Canvas learning management system, today announced that its CEO, Steve Dalyand Chief Financial Officer, Dale Bowenwill be presenting at the following upcoming investor conferences. Morgan Stanley Conference on Technology, Media and Telecommunications Dated: …

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Instructure Announces Launch of New Channel Partner Program

SALT LAKE CITY, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structure (NYSE: INST), the makers of Canvas, today announced the launch of a distribution partnership program, which will allow the company to rapidly expand into new international markets and meet the complex educational needs of higher education and K-12 institutions worldwide by …

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New data from Instructure shows schools are at a pivotal time to change K-12 assessment approaches

SALT LAKE CITY, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Structure, the creators of Canvas, today released their first annual research that explores the current state of K-12 assessment as COVID-19 continues to plunge schools into crisis. Overall, 81% of educators remain concerned that summative assessments make students anxious, and teachers and …

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Instructure to present to Raym

SALT LAKE CITY, November 30, 2021 SALT LAKE CITY, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Instructure) (NYSE: INST), the maker of the Canvas learning management system, today announced that its CEO, Steve daly, and financial director, Dale bowen, will present virtually at the Raymond James Technology …

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Instructure helps districts tackle chronic absenteeism, appraisal analysis and equity with Ed-Fi certification

SALT LAKE CITY, November 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure today announced that Videri Analytics is the first product to earn the Ed-Fi Starter Kit Implementation Partner badge. Ed-Fi badges allow edtech companies to demonstrate their support for Ed-Fi standards and technology. The Starter Kit Implementation Badge applies to …

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Instructure Helps Districts Address Chronic Absenteeism, Appraisal Analysis, and Equity Through Ed-Fi Certification | News

SALT LAKE CITY, November 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure today announced that Videri Analytics is the first product to earn the Ed-Fi Starter Kit Implementation Partner badge. Ed-Fi badges allow edtech companies to demonstrate their support for Ed-Fi standards and technology. The Starter Kit Implementation Badge applies to …

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Utah Jazz and Instructure Present Top Most Valuable Educator Award

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Utah Jazz, in partnership with Instructure, will present their first Most Valuable Educator (MVE) award at tonight’s game. West High School physics instructor Alison Bulson will be honored at halftime. She is the first educator to receive special recognition from Instructure and Jazz as an …

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Instructure to Acquire Kimono to Extend Integration and Interoperability with Instructure Learning Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Infrastructure) (NYSE: INST) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kimono, a leader in cloud-based data integration and interoperability for education. Long-time partner and preferred integration solution of Canvas LMS, Kimono will be …

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Jazz, Instructure honors local educators

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Local educators will be recognized by Utah Jazz and Instructure, the creators of the Utah-based Canvas learning management system, throughout the season. The program is called “Utah Jazz Most Valuable Educators, Presented by Instructure”. He invites residents of the state to nominate a local educator …

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New Impact by Instructure Now Available for K-12 Facilities to Improve Use and Adoption of Edtech Tools

SALT LAKE CITY, October 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct, the makers of Canvas LMS, today announced that Impact by infrastructure is available for K-12 establishments. In July, Instructure announced its acquisition and rebranding of EesySoft as “Impact by Instructure,” a solution designed to help schools help educators adopt …

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Instructure to Report Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results on November 8, 2021 | 2021-10-18 | Press Releases

SALT LAKE CITY, October 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure Holdings, Inc. (Instructure) (NYSE: INST), maker of the Canvas learning management system, today announced it will release financial results for its closed third quarter September 30, 2021 to Monday, November 8, 2021 after the market closes. Instructure will host …

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Instructure shares Canvas LMS, Canvas Studio and Canvas catalog updates at InstructureCon 2021

SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instructure today announced enhancements to many solutions that make up the industry-leading Instructure learning platform at its annual conference InstructureCon educational event. Canvas LMS, the industry-leading learning management system used by 30 million teachers and students in 70 countries, introduces …

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Instructure expands partnerships with popular EdTech solution providers Canva, InSpace, K16 Solutions and Tableau

SALT LAKE CITY, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Structure today announced the integration and expansion of partnership efforts with a number of popular edtech solution providers, including Canva, InSpace, K16 and Tableau. Learn more about these or any of the nearly 50 Instructure partners hosting virtual booths at InstructureCon 2021 …

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Instructure Research Reveals Changing Definitions of Success in Higher Education Towards Student Well-Being and Career Preparation

SALT LAKE CITY, September 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct, the creators of Canvas, today released their second annual research report that explores the impact of the pandemic on higher education and identifies six key trends globally. Overall, around half of respondents say they have a positive perception of …

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Vermont Virtual Learning Co-op to Use Instructure’s MasteryConnect Statewide to Strengthen Assessment Approach

SALT LAKE CITY, September 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the Vermont Virtual Learning Cooperative (VTVLC) has selected MasteryConnect strengthen its approach to student assessment. VTVLC is working with Vermont public schools to offer online classes to its learners statewide, which has become increasingly important due …

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Instructure canvas integrates with Classcraft to drive

SHERBROOKE, QC and SALT LAKE CITY, UT – June 8, 2021, June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Classcraft, a K-12 learning company focused on motivating students and supporting behavioral initiatives, s ‘is teamed up with Instructure to integrate with its popular learning management system, Canvas. UNESCO’s recent Global Education Monitoring …

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Instructure to sell Bridge for $50 million and exit corporate learning market

Where Instructure planned to go with Bridge, its learning management system for businesses and enterprises, has been an open question for more than a year, when the company was still publicly traded. On a call with investors in October 2019, former CEO Dan Goldsmith expressed his disappointment with the company’s …

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Instructure announces immersive player available free of charge for Canvas users

SALT LAKE CITY, February 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today at the 15th Global Education Partners Summit (GEPS), Instruct announced that Immersive reader, a Microsoft learning tool, is now generally available in the Canvas learning management system. The feature is free to all Canvas customers on any Canvas Pages …

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Instructure and Partners Urge Biden / Harris Administration to Address Ongoing Problems Affecting Nation’s Education System

SALT LAKE CITY, December 17, 2020 / PRNewswire / –Today, Instructure announced that it has been joined by Concentric Sky, Nearpod, Unicon and Zoom in urging the new Biden administration to ensure sufficient funding for education, achieve equity in matters education and to address the lingering problems that impact our …

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Instructure appoints Steve Daly as general manager

“Canvas is at the heart of enhancing the educational experience for students and teachers by simplifying the way they interact when learning,” said Daly. “For years, I have watched Instructure and its passionate employees who have a love for education embedded in their DNA. I look forward to learning from …

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Instructure announces leadership transition

SALT LAKE CITY, February 18, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Instructure (NYSE: INST) announced today that Dan Goldsmith informed the Board of Directors of his intention to step down from his duties as CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Goldsmith will remain with the Company until March 6 …

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Investor advisory firm opposes sale of Instructure

An influential investor advisory firm recommended that Structure shareholders vote against a proposal to take the publicly traded learning management system provider private for about $2 billion, according to an article from Reuters. Institutional Shareholder Servicesalso known as ISS, reportedly said in a memo to clients that “the conduct of …

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Vendor Infrastructure Canvas LMS Considers Sale

The board of learning management system provider Instructure is open to taking the public company private. In a statement Thursday, Instructure said it could sell to a strategic partner or continue as a stand-alone public company as it explores “strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value.” The Salt Lake City-based company …

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Instructure to Acquire Partner MasteryConnect to Launch a New Era of Innovative Assessment

“Today’s educators are trying to move away from archaic end-of-year tests and are looking for more intuitive models of assessment,” said Dan Goldsmith, CEO of Instructure. “Together, Canvas and MasteryConnect will put valuable data in the hands of our teachers, not just once, but throughout the year so they can …

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How Instructure’s open-source mantra took them from a sad geo subway to a NYSE listing

In 2008, two BYU graduate students, Devin Daley and Brian Whitmer, became frustrated when they were forced to conduct their software usability studies on, ironically, very unfriendly software. They hooked up with investor Josh Coates, who provided mentorship and seed money (and later became CEO), and undertook a “product validation …

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