Districts Adopt Gaggle Digital Security Solution

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 School districts partnering with Gaggle helped save the lives of 722 students who were actively planning or attempting suicide during the 2018-19 school year. To   ensure students' safety and well-being in digital spaces, 13 districts in six different states across the country have chosen to team up with Gaggle, which helps K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology.

The Gaggle safety solution uses a combination of both artificial intelligence and trained safety experts to provide real-time analysis and review of students’ use of online collaboration platforms, such as Google’s G Suite for Education, Microsoft Office 365, and Canvas.

Some of the newest districts partnering with Gaggle are: 

·       Anaheim Elementary School District, California

·       Pasadena Unified School District, California

·       Bunker Hill Community School District #8, Illinois

·       Community High School District #117, Illinois

·       Rochester Public School District, Minnesota

·       Rockwall Independent School District (ISD), Texas

·       Dickinson ISD, Texas

·       Irving ISD, Texas

·       Santa Fe ISD, Texas

·       Roanoke County Public Schools, Virginia

·       Shenandoah County Public Schools, Virginia

·       Bellevue School District, Washington

·       Federal Way School District, Washington

Gaggle adheres to the requirements of the National Center of Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) to protect school districts from the risks and liability involved in handling pornographic images that may be inadvertently uploaded to school servers when students sync their cell phone to their school accounts. 

For more information, visit www.gaggle.net.