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Learn about upcoming events, K-12 edtech insights, back-to-school tips, student mental health resources, software implementation and utilization, and more, from the experts at Lightspeed on the Lightspeed Systems® blog.
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Lightspeed Product Spotlight: What You May Have Missed While School Was in Session

Having spent this school year working alongside some incredible Lightspeed district leaders, I have witnessed first-hand how many initiatives, tools and tasks

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Beyond Simplicity: Ensuring Comprehensive Student Safety in the Digital Age

Recently, edtech companies have been targeting district IT leaders with the promise of free and simple browser-based solutions for web filtering and online student safety monitoring.

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4 Reasons K-12 Districts Should Embrace GenAI Now

Over the past year or so, generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) has been a hot topic in K-12 education.

Introducing AI Notify: Enhancing Classroom Management with Real-Time AI Monitoring

AI district adoption is increasingly becoming a higher priority for IT leaders.

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Empowering EdTech Leaders to Address Their Key Challenges

CoSN recently released its 2024 State of EdTech Leadership Report, highlighting current challenges and priorities for K-12 IT leaders.

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Supporting Students’ Mental Health: A Year-Round Commitment

May is Mental Health Awareness month. Throughout the month many important organizations have shared valuable resources and worked to raise awareness of the issue. Let’s take a closer look.

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New Anti-Bullying Partnership Offers New Resources for Lightspeed Clients

Bullying is a top concern for both parents and students. About a third of U.S. At the same time, about half of U.S.

Rightsizing School Technology: Throwing Out Rogue, Risky, and Redundant EdTech Apps

District IT leaders face an ongoing challenge: managing their ever-expanding tech stack.

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Data-Driven Decisions in Education: Exploring Lightspeed Filter’s Reporting Capabilities

School district information technology (IT) departments play a crucial role in protecting networks and equipping staff with the insights they need to tackle everyday challenges.