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Suicide Prevention: How Are You Feeling?

Lightspeed hosted an online discussion with a panel of student mental health experts on how to foster an open dialogue with students at risk for suicide or self-harm. How can you create an environment for students to feel safe and

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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.

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2022 State of School Safety Report Findings

Where are the most common school safety gaps? Are K-12 students concerned about their safety? In partnership with Raptor Technologies, we go over school safety findings from the recent report released by Safe and Sound Schools.

Why Every K-12 District Needs to Develop an Acceptable Use Policy 

Learn what an acceptable use policy is, why K-12 districts need one, and how an AUP can help ensure responsible device use throughout your district.

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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How to Protect Your K-12 District from Cyberattacks

When it comes to cyberattacks, it's not a question of if but when. In this guide, learn strategies all K-12 districts can use to mitigate the risk of cyberattacks.

2022 State of Student Safety Report

A national survey and report released by Safe and Sound Schools, with Lightspeed Systems and Raptor Technologies included data from school district administrators, public safety staff, teachers, parents, and students, identified gaps in feelings and perceptions about school safety.

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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.

Why Hackers Target K-12 Schools

Learn why hackers target K-12 schools so you can better prepare and mitigate the risks of your district falling victim to a cyberattack.

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