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Bergenfield Public Schools to Support Student Wellness With New Tipline


Bergenfield Public Schools to Support Student Wellness With New Tipline
A new partnership with school safety technology company Gaggle will help curb bullying and threats of violence

Bergenfield, NJ (October 10, 2022) Bergenfield Public Schools today announced a partnership with school safety company Gaggle to launch a new SpeakUp for Safety tipline that will allow students to easily and confidentially report threats of violence, bullying, peers in crisis, and other imminent concerns that affect students’ well-being and security.

The SpeakUp for Safety tipline will be continually monitored by Gaggle safety professionals, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long. Non-life-threatening tips will be quickly routed to designated school or district staff members and, in severe situations, district-appointed contacts will be immediately notified to take action. In the most urgent cases, in which a student is in immediate danger and Gaggle is unable to notify a district-appointed contact, Gaggle will alert law enforcement to intervene.

The Gaggle SpeakUp for Safety tipline integrates directly with Google Workspace for Education, which students already access on a daily basis. There’s no need for students to download a mobile app or remember a phone number—the SpeakUp for Safety instant replies include a phone number that students can use for text messages or phone calls.

“We are excited to be partnering with Gaggle to provide this service to our learning community. Gaggle is a leader in the school safety technology industry. The SpeakUp for Safety tipline will allow those who see something to say something,” said Dr. Christopher Tully, Superintendent of Schools.

About Gaggle
Since 1999, Gaggle has been the leader in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology. Using an effective combination of artificial intelligence and trained safety experts, the solution proactively assists districts 24/7/365 in the prevention of student suicide, bullying, inappropriate behaviors, school violence, and other harmful situations. Most importantly, Gaggle continues to help hundreds of districts across the country avoid tragedies and save lives, while also protecting their liability. For more information, visit and follow Gaggle on Twitter at @Gaggle_K12.