Teacher Centric Filtering

Admins can allow teachers to temporarily or permanently whitelist individual sites as exceptions to a district policy.

Teachers occassionally run into useful websites blocked by an otherwise inappropriate category. For example, a teacher may want to demo blogging using Tumblr in the classroom. Instead of having to ask the admin to unblock Tumblr, if the admin has allowed teacher whitelisting for that Org Unit, the teacher can simply whitelist the site herself. The teachers whitelist the site for the entire school this way. The admin can configure whether such whitelist should be temporary or permanent. Further, admins always see an audit log of which teacher whitelisted what site for accountability.

Say, what’s that in the clouds? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Actually, it’s Securly, and they are here to rescue teachers of Massac Unit #1 School District – located in Metropolis, IL, home to Superman – from the danger posed by the evil appliance web filter.

“This is precisely how we felt after making the move to Securly”, says Tom Walker, Director of Technology for Massac. "We felt compelled to go with Securly because of its teacher-friendly benefits. For example, if teachers come across a blocked site, they can simply temporarily whitelist the site to grant access for themselves or for their students. As an IT administrator who typically receives numerous support tickets, this made my job a whole lot easier, and my teachers a whole lot happier!"


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  • Securly is hands down the best web-filter for K-12. It is very easy to use and even easier to implement.

    Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan
    Senior Systems Administrator
    Aspire Public Schools
  • When we pulled our appliance and cut in Securly, multiple users actually asked me - "Wow Tim how did you make the network so much faster?"

    Tim White
    Tim White
    Director of Technology
    Webb City R-VII School District
  • Securly has transformed the way we use technology and has opened up the Internet to be a wonderful and fantastic learning tool while keeping our kids safe.

    Gary Spracklen
    Gary Spracklen
    Director of Digital Learning and Innovation
    IPACA (UK)
  • Why didn't I hear about this before? Probably because I spent so much of my time sinking $$$ into [appliance vendor]!"

    Matt Ryan
    Matt Ryan
    Director of Technology
    Western Springs School District 101
  • This is awesome! I love it! Just set it up in like 5 minutes.

    Glenn Walker
    Glenn Walker
    Director of IT
    KIPP New Orleans

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