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Lightspeed Systems Offers New Module to Assess Students’ Off-Campus Internet Connectivity

Lightspeed Systems’ new ‘Digital Equity’ module provides actionable insight into students’ internet connectivity and school-issued device health when learning outside of school.

Lightspeed Alert Wins Prestigious Award for Student Safety at Bett UK Conference

Lightspeed Systems® is proud to announce that its threat detection solution for schools, Lightspeed Alert™, has won the prestigious 2023 Bett Award in the Wellbeing, Digital Wellness, and Safeguarding Resources category.

Three of Lightspeed Systems Time-Saving Products Awarded by Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2022

Lightspeed Systems wins Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence for three of their time-saving products Lightspeed Filter™, Lightspeed Alert™, and Lightspeed Digital Insight™.

Built In Honors Lightspeed Systems® in Its Esteemed 2023 Best Places To Work Awards

Lightspeed Systems is honored in its 2023 Best Places to Work Awards, earning a spot in 100 Best Midsize Places to Work in Austin.

Lightspeed Systems Announces Lightspeed Digital Insight™ to Provide K-12 Districts with Unparalleled Visibility and Control of Apps

Lightspeed Systems announces the launch of Lightspeed Digital Insight, providing K-12 districts with unparalleled visibility of district edtech usage.

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".

School Districts Extensively Use 300+ Apps; Manage Privacy Compliance and Risks Across Thousands

The 2022 Edtech App Report by Lightspeed Systems was released today, providing insights into the use of educational technology across applications and grade levels for the 2021-22 school year.

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Lightspeed Systems Welcomes Sheridan Doerr as Executive VP of Customer Success

Sheridan Doerr joins Lightspeed Systems as the new role of Executive VP of Customer Success, bringing 30 years of experience and expertise in education.

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Lightspeed Systems Adds Brook Bock in Newly Created Chief Product Officer Role

Lightspeed Systems announces Brook Bock as Chief Product Officer in this newly-created role to advance student safety and engagement.

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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.

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