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Returning to Normal: What it Means for IT Teams

Schools are rebooting in-person learning following the year-long COVID-19 shutdown, and as districts move to return to ‘normal,’ a recent survey of 200 K-12 district leaders has revealed the following: More than 82% of those surveyed said reducing spending inefficiencies

Lightspeed Systems® Launches Lightspeed Alert™ Solution for Threat Detection of Suicide, Bullying, and School Violence

Austin, Texas, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems®, the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, announces the launch of Lightspeed Alert™, a threat detection solution for self-harm, bullying, and school violence, helping to provide schools and districts with

Ed-Tech Magazine: AI-Powered Content Filtering Adds New Protection Powers

As content on the web evolves and student online activity increases, it’s imperative that web filtering technology advances to ensure student safety. EdTech Magazine outlines the patented Lightspeed technology providing optimal online safety for students on school-issued devices. Read The

Yahoo! News: American parents are increasingly concerned about their child’s mental health as the pandemic reaches it’s one year mark

A recent study revealed over 90% of parents have concerns about their child’s mental health amidst campus closures resulting in extended remote learning and isolation. Learn the top concerns and how Lightspeed Systems can help prevent concerning behavior from President

The Sun: FEARS FOR KIDS – More than 90% of parents are more worried about their child’s mental health than ever, study shows

Isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened parents’ mental health concerns among their children. Read the startling statistics and learn how schools and parents can leverage technology to be proactive against mental health concerns. Read The Article

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Implementing Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines

Professor Dewey Cornell, director of the Youth Violence project at the University of Virginia, spoke with Lightspeed Systems clients and prospects about the Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines (CSTAG). School threat assessment is a violence prevention strategy that seeks to

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5 Key Steps to Ensuring an Effective Alert Response Protocol

As many districts distributed mobile learning devices to facilitate distance learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, school faculty, mental health experts, and even parents began to observe heightened stress and anxiety levels among students experiencing isolation from their teachers and

Lightspeed Systems® Named Winner in Tech & Learning’s Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for Lightspeed Analytics™ and Lightspeed Alert™

Austin, Texas, March 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems®, the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, has been awarded in Tech & Learning’s 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for both Lightspeed Analytics™ and Lightspeed Alert™. Both Lightspeed products received recognition in the Primary

Catawba County Schools block websites in effort to students from predators

Lightspeed solutions can protect students by alerting school and district administration of potential predators online. In this article, Catawba County Schools were alerted of predators contacting students on their Chromebooks via a chat room with the help of Lightspeed Filter™.

Lightspeed Systems® Announces Integration of Leading Safety Alert and Classroom Management Software with Microsoft® Teams

Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems®, the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, announces the integration of Lightspeed Alert™ and Lightspeed Classroom Management™ with prominent online collaboration platform, Microsoft® Teams.  Lightspeed Alert ensures any online indications of self-harm or violence—including the usage of Microsoft Teams chat feature—are flagged for school intervention.   “Most of