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Lightspeed Systems® Honored with Two Awards of Excellence from Tech & Learning Magazine for Filtering and Analytics Solutions

Austin, TX, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading education technology solutions provider, Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), was announced as a winner in the 2020 Awards of Excellence contest by Tech & Learning, which honors outstanding ed-tech products each year. Lightspeed

Lightspeed Systems® Appoints Amy Bennett to Chief of Staff Role

New role within senior leadership team to drive agility amidst rapid growth Austin, TX, June 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ed-tech industry leader Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) today announced the appointment of industry and Lightspeed veteran Amy Bennett to the

Lightspeed Systems® Adds Eileen Shihadeh in Newly Created Chief Marketing Officer Role

Expansion of Leadership Team with Industry Veteran to Accelerate Growth Austin, TX, June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), creator of leading K12 online safety and analytics platform, has appointed Eileen Shihadeh to the newly created role

Lightspeed Systems® Releases New Guide, 1:1 and Distance Learning: Lessons from COVID

New guide offers essential information for preparing for the future K12 learning environment Austin, TX, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) has released 1:1 and Distance Learning: Lessons from COVID, an

Lightspeed Systems® Partners with Google for Education to Provide Distance Learning Resources

Austin, TX, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) has partnered with Google for Education as a technology resource for schools transitioning to distance learning. Lightspeed joins the list of distance learning resources as a

Lightspeed Systems® Sponsors Groundbreaking Research Into School Safety

The leading edtech company partners with Global Grid for Learning and McREL International, sponsoring research into school safety solutions and providing software grants to participating schools.​ AUSTIN, TX. — Today, Lightspeed Systems made another critical step toward school safety by announcing its sponsorship

Lightspeed Filter™ by Lightspeed Systems® Receives 2020 Cool Tool Award from EdTech Digest

Market-leading web filter recognized as innovative student safety solution Austin, TX, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The market-leading Lightspeed Filter™ from Lightspeed Systems® (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) has been named a 2020 Cool Tool Award winner by EdTech Digest. Lightspeed Filter was

Lightspeed Systems® Protects Remote Learners Through COVID-19

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Filter, the flagship solution from leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), is helping schools safely implement remote learning programs and protecting millions of students around the world as they learn from home. 

Lightspeed Systems® Offers Free Web Filtering and Classroom Management During Coronavirus Closures

Austin, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), announced today that it will offer its market-leading classroom management and web filtering solutions free through the end of the school year to schools impacted by the Coronavirus. As

Lightspeed Systems® Kicks Off Series of Digital Safety Summits

Austin, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), kicks off this week a series of seven Digital Safety Summits, held in cities across the United States from now through May, 2020. These Digital Safety Summits bring together

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