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With GoGuardian, educators can easily engage students with more effective resources and communication. No other tool provides such actionable insight into student needs, which is why 10,000 schools and 120,000 educators choose GoGuardian to engage with and protect over 5 million students.

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GoGuardian Launches New Suicide Prevention Technology Allowing Schools to Help At-Risk Students

Beacon is the only software solution capable of conducting real-time scans across the entire internet: including chat, social media, forums, searches, email, and online collaboration tools - allowing it to identify warning signs that other services miss on school-provided devices...
February 25, 2019
GoGuardian Beacon Screen
February 11, 2019
GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools
As K–12 schools see more devices connecting to their networks, IT teams will need a more scalable content filtering device to keep students safe.
August 26, 2018
School internet filter maker launches suicide risk detector
The product, called Beacon, is a system that's built into school-provided computers and uses AI to understand students' browsing behavior. When it detects something is amiss, Beacon will alert a school counselor or psychologist...
October 9, 2018
From Snack Delivery to Sustainable Energy, Here Are the Fastest-Growing Companies in L.A.
From organic pet food to energy-saving services, these businesses are quintessentially L.A.
September 5, 2018
GoGuardian Announces Beacon, Self-Harm Prevention Tool for Schools
GoGuardian announces Beacon, a suicide and self-harm prevention tool for K-12 schools, that acts as an early-warning system...
August 28, 2018
GoGuardian launches suicide prevention tool
Technology looks after students. Yesterday education-focused software company GoGuardian launched a suicide prevention tool for students...
August 29, 2018
The Promise (and Pitfalls) of AI for Education
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are no longer fantastical prospects seen only in science fiction...
August 20, 2018
GoGuardian: Making the Internet Safer for Students
As technology plays a larger role in the classroom and students' daily lives, the edtech industry has come to characterize the delivery of...
August 16, 2018
11 local tech startups named to Inc. 500's fastest-growing companies
With the end of summer comes a time of year many tech companies look forward to award season. This week, Inc. Magazine released its annual Inc. 500 list...


Social-Emotional Learning & Upstream Approaches to Suicide Prevention in Schools

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September 20, 2018
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June 17, 2019

GoGuardian to Support Philadelphia EdTech Charity, Coded by Kids

Instead of Giving Away Conference Swag at ISTE 2019, GoGuardian to Donate to Local Children's Tech Charity
April 22, 2019

GoGuardian Teams Up With Richland School District for 1:1 Chromebook Initiative To Support its Innovative STEM Learning Program

Richland School District in Washington state has deployed GoGuardian Admin to provide safe and secure internet usage both in and out of the classroom for its one-to-one (1:1) Chromebook initiative and STEM learning efforts.
April 8, 2019

Former Microsoft Finance Executive Joins GoGuardian as Chief Financial Officer

Mike Jonas brings GoGuardian more than 20 years of finance and corporate growth experience, most recently serving as the CFO of ThriftBooks, one of the largest online sellers of used books in the world. Prior to that position, Mr. Jonas was at Microsoft for 14 years where he held various senior financial and operational roles across the company in corporate finance and Microsoft Office and Bing business units.
April 2, 2019

GoGuardian Announces Centralized Cloud-Based Filtering and Ad Block Tool

GoGuardian DNS, a unified and scalable cross-platform cloud filtering solution, is designed to provide K-12 schools the ability to confidently filter all student, staff and guest devices regardless of platform. Additionally, GoGuardian DNS users can deploy AdDeflect, an ad block feature to reduce student distraction and network bandwidth usage.
February 25, 2019

GoGuardian Launches New Suicide Prevention Technology Allowing Schools to Help At-Risk Students

As the only K–12 Software Product Developed with Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Experts, Beacon Enables School Staff to Take Quick Action Based on Timely Critical Information
December 13, 2018

GoGuardian Extends AI–Powered Technology to New Cloud-Based Network Filter

GoGuardian, a leading software provider for K–12 schools, today announced the first AI–powered Cloud Filtering solution for all devices. Understanding that safety is administrators' primary concern, GoGuardian is expanding its proven advanced intelligence platform to all devices on school networks – including cell phones and BYOD (bring your own device) programs used by students, teachers, and guests.
August 27, 2018

GoGuardian Announces Beacon, a Suicide and Self–Harm Prevention Tool for Schools

GoGuardian, a leading education technology SaaS provider, today announced Beacon, a suicide and self–harm prevention tool for K–12 schools, that acts as an early-warning system to help schools proactively identify at-risk students to quickly get them the assistance they need.
August 15, 2018

GoGuardian Named Fastest-Growing Education Company by Inc. 500

Inc. magazine today ranked GoGuardian the fastest-growing education company on its annual Inc. 500 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
September 4, 2018

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Partners with GoGuardian to Provide Free Trainings in Schools

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) today announced that they are providing free, on-site, suicide prevention trainings for school administrators, teachers, students, and their parents through their partnership with GoGuardian, a leading education technology provider.
May 24, 2018

GoGuardian Announces Strategic Investment from Sumeru Equity Partners; Appoints Education Veteran Tony Miller to Board of Directors

GoGuardian, a leading education technology SaaS provider that powers K–12 personalized learning and enhances student safety, announced that Sumeru Equity Partners (“SEP”) –a growth-focused technology investment firm has made a strategic investment in the company to accelerate growth and product innovation.
June 21, 2018

GoGuardian Announces the Debut of Smart Filtering within Admin 2.0

GoGuardian, a leading education technology SaaS provider that powers K–12 personalized learning and enhances student safety, announced the upcoming availability of Smart Filtering™, a major breakthrough in web filtering.
September 11, 2018

GoGuardian and the American Association of Suicidology Join Forces to Tackle the Youth Suicide Crisis and Save Lives

GoGuardian and the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) today announced a partnership to prevent youth suicide nationwide. AAS is dedicated to the research and advancement of suicide prevention strategies, and GoGuardian provides classroom technology to 120,000 educators and 4 million students in all 50 US states.


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