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Tech & Learning: How Fayette County Schools Protect Student Data

T&L published an article recently on the Edtech App Report detailing the surprising amount of apps being used by schools without their IT team's knowledge.

GovTech: School, Industry Experts Stress Teamwork Against Cyber Crime

Government Technology recently reviewed and summarized Lightspeed's webinar from October '22, Cyber Nightmares, with key facts and points on how to improve school cybersecurity.

District Administration: ‘The top 20 apps schools are using most contains a few surprises’

District Administration recently posted an article detailing the top apps schools use based on data compiled from Lightspeed Analytics in the 2022 Edtech App Report.

KXAN: ‘There is a huge need for more counselors’: Mental health a priority in area schools

Hays CISD uses a system called Lightspeed Alert™ which tracks keywords or phrases that are concerning. Last year the system tagged more than 400 concerning words or phrases typed in.

Vigo Schools Strive to Keep Students Safe

Vigo County School Corporation in Indiana serves 14,000 students across K-12 grades and relies on Lightspeed Filter™ to monitor student Chromebook devices. To be federally compliant, the district is required to have a content filtering software deployed on school-owned Chromebooks

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

Wall Street Journal: How to Detect Your Child’s Emotional Distress Before the School’s AI Does

Student mental health is declining, and suicide rates are on the rise. The Wall Street Journal gives insight into how schools, and parents, can detect early signs of student emotional distress. Schools that partner with Lightspeed Systems® get peace of

AWS: Innovative Internet Safety Solutions Keep Students Connected and Secure Online

With web filtering, CIPA-compliant software like Lightspeed Filter, schools across the nation can create a secure environment for their students, all while meeting federal regulation requirements dictated in the Children’s Internet Protect Act of 2000. Lightspeed Filter harnesses the AWS

Fox 47 News: The Morning Blend with Lightspeed Systems

Fox 47 News from Lansing, Michigan, sits down with retired detective Rich Wistocki to discuss the nation’s leader in student online safety software: Lightspeed Systems. Software available from Lightspeed Systems gives schools the ability to filter and protect students in

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