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Tech & Learning Honors Lightspeed Classroom Management™  and Lightspeed Alert™ with Awards of Excellence 

Tech & Learning's 2022 Awards of Excellence honored Lightspeed Classroom Management and Lightspeed Alert for "Best Tools for Back to School".

School Districts Extensively Use 300+ Apps; Manage Privacy Compliance and Risks Across Thousands

The 2022 Edtech App Report by Lightspeed Systems was released today, providing insights into the use of educational technology across applications and grade levels for the 2021-22 school year.

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Lightspeed Systems Welcomes Sheridan Doerr as Executive VP of Customer Success

Sheridan Doerr joins Lightspeed Systems as the new role of Executive VP of Customer Success, bringing 30 years of experience and expertise in education.

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Lightspeed Systems Adds Brook Bock in Newly Created Chief Product Officer Role

Lightspeed Systems announces Brook Bock as Chief Product Officer in this newly-created role to advance student safety and engagement.

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State of School Safety Report Reveals Students Want More Social and Emotional Support and Increased Safety

How do students perceive their safety at schools around the US? A new survey conducted shows nearly one-third of students not feeling safe at school, while all groups surveyed needing more mental health support.

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Lightspeed Filter™, Lightspeed Alert™, and Lightspeed Analytics™ Win Tech & Learning Best of Show Award

Lightspeed Filter, Lightspeed Alert, and Lightspeed Analytics have won the Tech & Learning Awards for Best of Show at ISTE 2022!

Lightspeed Systems® Introduces New Features to Provide Educators a Best-in-Class Solutions Suite

AUSTIN, TEXAS, May 18, 2022 Lightspeed SmartSync™ technology allows for seamless syncing of diverse lists and data sets Lightspeed SmartPolicy™ empowers districts to create policies with flexible hierarchical inheritance Lightspeed Alert™ scans images for firearms and explicit content to offer

Lightspeed Systems Receives Strategic Growth Investment from Genstar Capital

Genstar joins Madison Dearborn Partners in backing Lightspeed’s mission to advance educational effectiveness and promote safety and wellbeing for every student AUSTIN, TX, March 2, 2022 – Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed”), a trusted partner in learning safety and effectiveness, announced today

Lightspeed Alert™, Lightspeed Filter™, and Lightspeed Analytics CatchOn Edition Win Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence

Austin, Texas – January 20, 2022 — Lightspeed Systems ® (“Lightspeed”), an international leader in learning safety and effectiveness, is honored that two of its cutting-edge solutions— Lightspeed Alert and Lightspeed Filter —have won the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2021 Primary

Lightspeed Systems® Expands Digital Learning Offering with Acquisition of CatchOn

Addition of Innovative Education Data Analytics Provider Enhances Lightspeed’s Capacity to Help Educators Teach Students and Improve Learning Outcomes Austin, Texas – January 11, 2022 — Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed”), a trusted partner in learning safety and effectiveness, today announced that it has acquired

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