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".

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3 Steps Districts Can Take to Help Prevent Youth Suicide 

Suicide is a leading cause of death among teens. Here are three actionable steps all K-12 school districts can take to help prevent youth suicide.

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Back to School: New Product Features for Fall

We're excited to share new product features for this fall! Learn about the new features and capabilities in the Lightspeed Solutions Suite that will make your job easier, your day more efficient, and your students even safer online.

The State of School Safety: Nearly a Third of Students Surveyed Don’t Feel Safe at School 

See the findings of the 2022 State of School Safety Report and learn why nearly one-third of students don't feel safe at school and what can be done to help.

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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.

KXAN: ‘There is a huge need for more counselors’: Mental health a priority in area schools

Hays CISD uses a system called Lightspeed Alert™ which tracks keywords or phrases that are concerning. Last year the system tagged more than 400 concerning words or phrases typed in.

How School Districts Can Prioritize Mental Health

Mental health has become a top concern for K-12 schools. Learn how your district can prioritize mental health so you can support your students and staff.

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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!

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How the Right Edtech Strategy Can Stop Violence and Protect Students

Lightspeed Systems' Sergio Villegas and Ryan Keag explain why it’s critical that your district’s filtering system integrates seamlessly with a 24/7/365 safety alert review team.

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

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