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How to Protect Your K-12 School from Cyberattacks

Schools around the world have become targets for cybercriminals to steal student data. Learn 3 ways schools can be cyberattacked and how they can protect their students’ data.

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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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Report Finds Frequent Edtech App Policy Changes, Leaving K-12 Districts Vulnerable

Get highlights from the 2022 Edtech App Report to learn how applications used in edtech apps could be putting your students’ personal data at risk.

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.

Increase K-12 Student Engagement and Efficacy  

Learn strategies K-12 edtech leaders are using in their school districts to increase student engagement and efficacy.

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.

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.

How K-12 School Leaders Can Plan for Better Cybersecurity Next Year 

Get key takeaways on cybersecurity trends K-12 schools will continue to see next year and the steps school leaders can take to mitigate cyberattacks.

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Looking Beyond COVID: How School Leaders are Preparing for the 2022-2023 School Year 

Learn insights from K-12 school leaders on how they’re preparing for the new 2022-2023 school year and how they’ve handled ongoing challenges from COVID.

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  • 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