Digital Citizenship Starts at Home: What Your District Can Do to Support K-12 Parents

Get a ready-made guide your school can give to parents on digital citizenship so they can understand it and reinforce how to be a good digital citizen.

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Encourage Digital Citizenship with Your Child: A Practical Guide for Parents

Download and distribute this free guide to families in your district to support your school’s comprehensive digital citizenship program.

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4 Tips to Combat Student Safety Risks

Students face a multitude of dangers online. In this free guide, learn about the four best actions you can take to combat online safety risks for your students.

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Visalia Unified School District Saves Numerous Student Lives with Lightspeed Alert™ and Safety Specialists

VUSD's 1:1 student device technology program with Chromebooks utilizes the power of Lightspeed Alert's AI and Lightspeed Safety Specialists to keep their students and staff safe district-wide.

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The National Crisis in K-12 Students’ Mental Health

Lightspeed conducted research on the impacts to student mental health, and we’re seeing concerning trends.

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Top 4 Safety Risks & How to Protect Your Students

Partnering with AWS Education and AFSP, gain insights on the top four risks students face online that impact student mental health.

Patch.com Community Corner: Lightspeed Systems

As students are returning to classrooms across the country, research shows they’re feeling more anxious and depressed; student mental health is as important as ever for districts to monitor. Eileen Shihadeh, CMO at Lightspeed Systems, discusses how online threat detection

WGN9 Daytime Chicago: Keeping Students Safe Online

What would you do to keep your child and student safe online? Lightspeed Systems® web filtering and school safety software can give parents peace of mind knowing that their student’s district is looking out for their safety. Former detective Rich

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Meet Rick, Lightspeed Safety Specialist

When Lightspeed Safety Specialist Rick Salter received alerts for potential on-site violence and cyberbullying, he sprang into action. We had the opportunity to learn more about Rick’s story and his role as a Safety Specialist.

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Opelika City Schools (AL), Committed to Keeping Every Student Safe—100% of the Time—with Lightspeed Alert™

As CTO at Opelika City Schools in Alabama, Stacy Royster's district-wide goal was to keep students safe online 100% of the time. As a long-time subscriber of Lightspeed Filter, the addition of Lightspeed Alert and Safety Specialist monitoring helped Opelika

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