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Evaluating K-12 School District Apps for 2023 Budget Planning: How To Identify Which To Keep and Which To Eliminate

Learn how you can evaluate your district's current school apps and resources to determine which apps to keep or replace within your budget.

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3 Tactics for Effective Student Data Privacy Protection

In a discussion hosted by Lightspeed Systems, leading voices in student data privacy provide insights in effective protection of student data.

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6 Ways To Manage Social Media and Streaming Platforms Your Way

Get the flexibility your district needs to manage social media and streaming platforms with Lightspeed Filter.

5 Commonly Asked Questions Lightspeed Digital Insight Can Answer Within Minutes

With the rapid expansion of 1:1 device programs and new learning apps, districts need answers fast. Learn how districts can optimize edtech investments.

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Can’t Hire Enough Mental Health Staff? Get Help with Edtech

With schools facing deteriorating student mental health and a guidance counselor shortage crisis, schools must look to AI technology as a solution.

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How to Navigate Developing Education Trends in 2023

Our President and CEO, Brian Thomas, shares the top trends and challenges K-12 school districts will face in 2023, and how you can be prepared.

How to Use Technology to Prevent School Bullying

Your district needs technology that displays your students’ online behavior. Leverage software to address bullying and cyberbullying in your K-12 district.

Warning Signs a Student Is Being Bullied or Is Bullying Others

How do K-12 schools address bullying? Knowing the warning signs of bullying and cyberbullying is key to mitigating issues in your school district.

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The State of Bullying in 2022

Bullying remains front and center for many in K-12, whether on- or offline. Learn what adult stakeholders need to know to stop and prevent bullying in schools.

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How to Protect Your K-12 School from Cyberattacks

Schools around the world have become targets for cybercriminals to steal student data. Learn 3 ways schools can be cyberattacked and how they can protect their students’ data.

Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance