Lightspeed Systems and Pomeroy Partner With West Virginia Department of Education to Provide Content Filtering for K-12 Public Schools Statewide

Lightspeed Systems Web Filter dashboard

After a competitive process and vigorous review of available solutions, the Lightspeed Systems Web Filter was selected by the department to be implemented across 700 school sites.

Technology solution providers Lightspeed Systems and Pomeroy have partnered with the West Virginia Department of Education to deliver content filtering for the state’s public schools. After a competitive process and vigorous review of available solutions, the Lightspeed Systems Web Filter was selected by the department to be implemented across 700 school sites.

As part of the department’s efforts to bring 21st-century learning opportunities to all West Virginia schools, the WVDE selected the Lightspeed Systems Web Filter to make safe, CIPA-compliant web access available to more than 273,000 students in the state.

The Lightspeed Systems Web Filter is the K-12 market leader in content filtering and designed specifically for the education environment. With powerful mobile filtering and reporting, Web Filter also features:

  • An adaptive AI database that leverages machine learning to accurately categorize the Web for education
  • Continuous identity management to seamlessly identify users as they change networks and devices
  • A dynamic reporting engine featuring live, drill-down reporting
  • Smart Play, a proprietary technology that makes more than 35 million education-appropriate videos available to schools while blocking inappropriate content

“The West Virginia Department of Education understands the importance of giving students a safe environment for digital learning,” says Lightspeed Systems President and CEO Brian Thomas. “We’re excited to kick off this partnership with Pomeroy and the…

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