SXSW EDU 2019 - Where School Safety, Security and Surveillance Meet
We were delighted to have been asked to attend this year's SXSW EDU 2019 in our hometown of Austin, where we discussed two very important topics, student safety and student privacy.
Say Something Week 2017- recognizing the warning signs
Say Something Week, founded by non-profit organisation Sandy Hook Promise, aims to promote awareness and educate students, school staff and the wider community on preventing gun violence by identifying the key warning signs.
EdScoop covers why Richmond County School District in Georgia is using Impero Education Pro
In this article by EdScoop, discover how Richmond County School District in Augusta, Georgia is using Impero Education Pro to build K-12 students’ digital skills and teach them how to use the online world responsibly. The district selected Impero Education Pro to support network management across all 57 schools and more than 19,000 devices. This
get the facts on Impero's updated keyword library for online safety in schools
Fact: Over 600 new websites are launched in the U.S. every day. Fact: There are more than 100,000 new searches on Google every second. Fact: Nearly 43 percent of kids have been bullied online. One in four has had it happen more than once. Fact: Hundreds of pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia websites are active today, and
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) means more technology opportunities for schools
December 2015 marks an historic change in US federal laws on education. Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a rewrite of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, replacing No Child Left Behind, was signed into law by President Barack Obama. With this new act, federal involvement in education is scaled back, giving states more control over
sexting scandals: a time to educate students on digital dangers
Recently, sexting scandals in schools have been prevalent in the news. In Colorado, at least 100 students at a high school traded naked pictures of themselves as part of a large sexting ring, authorities said. The act of sharing of these photos was possible due to cell phone applications called “vault apps” that hide photographs