More than 100 institutions adopt Canvas. Instructure grows to include K-12 market.

SALT LAKE CITY — Instructure™ ( announced Canvas K-12™, a new learning management platform that co-enrolls parents with their students in schools, makes state standards tracking painless and provides actionable analytics to teachers and administrators. More than a dozen K-12 school districts, including Rockingham County School District in North Carolina and Park City School District in Utah, are leveraging Canvas today to save teachers time and improve learning.

"Rockingham held big expectations for Canvas, and I've been extremely pleased with its performance and the reaction of our teachers," said Dennis Frye, Director of Instructional Technology and Media at Rockingham County School District. "Our implementation process has been a huge success. We're looking forward to a long future with Canvas."
Instructure launched Canvas to post-secondary institutions in February 2011. Since that time, more than 100 institutions have chosen Canvas as their learning platform, including Brown University, Auburn University and the Maricopa Community College System.
"The missing ingredient in K-12 technology initiatives is a modern education platform to virtually extend the classroom for teachers, students, administrators and parents," said Josh Coates, CEO of Instructure.  "Canvas K-12 will make teaching easier, save teachers time and improve learning."
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