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Where to Find Lightspeed in the Fall Trade Show Season

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As students start to roam the halls this fall, the ed-tech community returns to convention show floors for the many upcoming education technology trade shows.

The Lightspeed Systems team attends events large and small around the country (and around the world) to meet you, show you what’s new, answer your questions and make sure you go home with one of our famous Lightspeed foam rockets.

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Here’s How to Block Students From Using Psiphon, Ultrasurf and Hotspot Shield

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Students have always sought ways to get around your school’s content filter – and we’ve always been a step ahead with innovative features to protect your users, your network, and your school. The latest feature in Lightspeed Systems Web Filter 3: Longhorn gives you more power than ever, with new Filter Bypass Controls that block even the toughest bypass tools, like Psiphon, Ultrasurf, Hotspot Shield and more!

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10 Tips to Customize Your K-12 School Web Filter

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At the heart of our K-12 school web filter, Web Filter 3: Longhorn, is the adaptive AI database. Our Web Filter has a robot army and human team reviewing millions of URLs in our database each day, keeping students safe online. This means school IT teams have the freedom to focus on other projects, like customizing the filter to fit their districts’ needs.

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Block YouTube for Students? Here Are 7 More Reasons to Try Smart Play

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Recently, we asked our community of customers this big question: What new feature would you like to see from Lightspeed? Here’s a sample of the responses we got:

  • “A way to filter YouTube content to allow appropriate videos/channels without allowing everything.” —Valerie Wilson, Network Software Analyst, Klein Independent School District

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7 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Chromebook Filter

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It’s no secret that Google Chromebooks dominate one-to-one digital learning in K-12, given their low cost, ease of use and many other factors key to education.

But Chromebooks need more to work for K-12, and advanced content filtering and device management are essential components to maximizing the ROI on your devices.

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How to Get the Most out of Your Lightspeed Systems Web Filter Today

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It’s hard to believe that summer is halfway over. For many school districts, August is a critical time to ensure your network and one-to-one deployment are ready for a flood of students and administrative staff members eager to kick off the new school year.

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