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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.

Back to School: 4 Ways to Create an Effortless Return to the Classroom

The return of students, teachers, and staff to the classroom following summer break can be a chaotic time for everyone involved.

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Be a Know IT All: 6 Questions IT Leaders Need to Answer

As we return to life after ISTELive 24 in Denver, the Lightspeed team and I are filled with gratitude for the valuable connections we made with customers during the conference.

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3 Ways Lightspeed Can Support Your Accessibility Compliance Efforts

Accessibility in education refers to giving all students the same access to educational experiences, services, and information regardless of whether they have a disability or not.

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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.