Student Data Privacy

Ensure data privacy compliance with Lightspeed Systems®

Student data privacy is becoming an increasingly important issue for schools as the number of students learning off the school network grows. With hundreds of new laws, regulations, and guidelines being passed, it is essential for schools to ensure that student data is protected and secure.  

Lightspeed Systems is dedicated to ensuring school and student data is kept secure by offering solutions purpose-built for security and compliance. Lightspeed Digital Insight is designed to help schools meet regulations and save time while managing third-party policies.

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Easily manage third-party privacy policy changes

Streamline data privacy management with the only edtech management tool to provide policy scanning with change notifications, side-by-side versions, and highlighted changes, so leaders can proactively protect students’ personally identifiable information (PII) from getting into the wrong hands.

Uncover unapproved apps and assess risk

Teachers are implementing new tools every day and ensuring these apps are following data privacy regulations is crucial. With Lightspeed Digital Insight, leaders gain a comprehensive overview of applications used on their network and devices, across all OS, and identify apps that need to be reviewed, ensuring that teachers can safely pilot applications and get visibility into what’s approved.
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Identify apps and tools you can trust

Enhance your application screening process with Lightspeed Digital Insight’s integrated 1EdTech and Student Data Privacy Consortium badges. These badges offer transparency into app usage across multiple schools and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations such as GDPR, FERPA, and COPPA.

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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