Here’s how Cincinnati Public Schools uses a student safety platform to monitor students’ online activity and ensure high levels of student safety both on and off campus

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Here’s how Cincinnati Public Schools uses a student safety platform to monitor students’ online activity and ensure high levels of student safety both on and off campus

We live in a society where student safety and privacy have become core responsibilities for school districts nationwide. They’ve always been there, but with recent tragedies and incidents, the safety factor is more important than ever.

The issue is two-pronged: we have to be able to protect our students while they’re on campus (the “physical security” aspect) and also make sure that we’re paying close attention to potential mental health issues.

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This is a difficult balance to strike in a world where we also have to follow strict student privacy guidelines and adhere to a myriad of other rules and regulations. The good news is that technology is serving as a great enabler in helping us more quickly identify and address issues before they turn into major problems.

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