Lightspeed Systems® Announces Strategic Growth Investment From Madison Dearborn Partners

AUSTIN, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) announced today that it has received a strategic growth investment from private equity funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. Lightspeed’s existing

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Artificial Intelligence School Safety Solution

ORLANDO, FL. — Today, at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), Lightspeed Systems announced a next-generation school safety solution to help prevent student self-harm and violence. Lightspeed Alert — a feature of the Lightspeed platform — is a new software solution

Lightspeed Systems® Completes Strategic Growth Investment from Madison Dearborn Partners

AUSTIN, TX. — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), announced today that it has completed its previously announced strategic growth investment from private equity funds advised by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago.

Lightspeed Systems® Breaks Down Major Edtech Trend in New Whitepaper

AUSTIN, TX. — Education technology solution provider Lightspeed Systems has published a new whitepaper on one of the biggest trends in education technology. “Cloud Filtering in Education” shares why schools are increasingly moving to cloud filtering solutions and how to ensure successful deployment. Lightspeed Systems

Harpeth Hall School Terminates Securly Filtering Partnership to Implement Lightspeed Filter™

NASHVILLE, TN. — The technology department leadership at Harpeth Hall School — a distinguished private school in Nashville, Tennessee — recently elected to terminate their Securly contract in favor of implementing Lightspeed Filter, a multi-OS cloud filtering and monitoring solution released this

Lightspeed Systems® Releases Admin Roles Feature to Filter and MDM Solutions

AUSTIN, TX. — Lightspeed Systems, the leading provider of filtering and MDM solutions for K-12 schools, has released a crucial new feature for its Lightspeed Filter™ and Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ solutions. Admin Roles allows admins of the software solution to delegate

Top 5 Ways to Boost Cybersecurity in Your School Today 

With cyberattacks against schools on the rise, learn 5 actionable tips every K-12 district can deploy to boost their school's cybersecurity strategy.

Lightspeed Systems® Provides Software Solutions to Area Schools as REMC SAVE Awarded Vendor

AUSTIN, TX. — Ed-tech solution provider Lightspeed Systems is an awarded vendor through REMC SAVE, making its device filtering, monitoring, and management solutions available to K-12 schools across the state of Michigan. REMC SAVE works with top technology providers to procure large-volume bid prices

K-12 Filtering and Monitoring Solution by Lightspeed Systems® Released for Mac OS, iOS and Windows

AUSTIN, TX. — Today, Lightspeed Systems announced the general release of its Smart Agents for Mac OS, iOS and Windows, bringing multi-OS support to its K-12 school filtering and monitoring solution. These revolutionary, patented agents — which provide seamless SSL decryption and mobile filtering

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