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Written by Lisa Railton
on December 8, 2021

Here at Gaggle, our mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of students and schools by leveraging people and technology. Gaggle analyzes student activity on school-provided digital accounts and platforms 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to provide districts, administrators, teachers, parents, and fellow students with peace of mind. Last school year alone, Gaggle was instrumental in helping K-12 educators save the lives of 1,408 students.

Our recent infographic highlights key findings from the 2020–21 school year:

  • 131% increase in incidents compared to the 2019–20 school year
  • 360,000+ student safety incidents required district attention
  • 357,074 hours spent reviewing content by the Gaggle Safety Team
  • 35% of student safety incidents occurred after hours

A recognized leader in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology, Gaggle proactively alerts school officials when students show signs of self-harm, thoughts of suicide, substance abuse, threats of violence, and other harmful situations. Gaggle’s unique combination of technology and human review allows us to catch early warning signs that could otherwise be missed—such as a student writing in a document in white font or using trending/emerging code words or slang—and helps ensure our district partners can act on that information quickly. 

“We literally have the opportunity to save a student’s life with Gaggle. How could we turn and walk away from an opportunity like that?”

Beverly Miller, Assistant Director for Administration and Chief Technology Officer, Greeneville City Schools

Want to learn how Gaggle helps school districts create safe digital learning spaces with a 24/7/365 student safety net that saves lives? Access our 2020–21 The State of Student Safety infographic today to discover why it’s important to have digital safety measures in place for your students around the clock.

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