This interchange defines discipline incidents and discipline actions.
Like all standard Ed-Fi interchanges, this schema references the Ed-Fi Core XSD and can be extended using the Ed-Fi Extensions Framework. See the Ed-Fi Data Standard: Developers' Guide for more information.
The Student Discipline Interchange can be used to:
Exchange a student’s full or partial discipline history.
Exchange a student’s updated discipline record.
Exchange school or LEA discipline data.
The following figure shows a logical view of the Student Discipline Interchange schema:
The following table describes the primary entities of which the Student Discipline Interchange is composed.
|DisciplineIncident||This event entity represents an occurrence of an infraction ranging from a minor behavioral problem that disrupts the orderly functioning of a school or classroom (such as tardiness) to a criminal act that results in the involvement of a law enforcement official (such as robbery). A single event (e.g., a fight) is one incident regardless of how many perpetrators or victims are involved. Discipline incidents are events classified as warranting discipline action.|
|StudentDisciplineIncidentAssociation||This association indicates those students who were victims, perpetrators, witnesses, and reporters for a discipline incident.|
|DisciplineAction||This event entity represents actions taken by an education organization after a disruptive event that is recorded as a discipline incident.|
This interchange includes the following Extended References.
|Extended Reference Name||Description|
|AssignmentSchoolReference||Optional. School where student is transferred for discipline.|
|ResponsibilitySchoolReference||Required. School responsible for student's discipline|
|SchoolReference||Required. Relates the DisciplineIncident to the school where the incident occurred.|
|StaffReference||Optional. The staff reporter of the DisciplineIncident or responsible for enforcing the DisciplineAction.|
|StudentReference||Required. The student disciplined by the DisciplineAction.|
This interchange references the following Ed-Fi Descriptors, thus requiring them to have been defined using the Descriptors interchange prior to this interchange. For more information on the Ed-Fi Descriptor Pattern, see the Ed-Fi Data Standard - Developers' Guide.
|BehaviorDescriptor||Optional. Describes behavior by category and provides a detailed description.|
|CountryDescriptor||Optional. This descriptor defines the name and code of the country.|
|DisciplineDescriptor||Required. Type of action, such as removal from the classroom, used to discipline the student involved as a perpetrator in a discipline incident.|
|ReporterDescriptionDescriptor||Optional. Information on the type of individual who reported the DisciplineIncident. When known use a more specific option code (e.g., "Counselor" rather than "Professional Staff"); for example: Student, Parent/guardian, Law enforcement officer, Nonschool personnel, Representative of visiting school.|
Optional. A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to a staff member.
|StudentIdentificationSystemDescriptor||Optional. A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to a student.|
|WeaponDescriptor||Optional. Identifies the type of weapon used during an incident. The Federal Gun-Free Schools Act requires states to report the number of students expelled for bringing firearms to school by type of firearm.|
The following link is a ZIP archive containing the XSD for the Student Discipline Interchange v2.0 along with the Ed-Fi Core XSD and a Sample XML Data File:
A ZIP archive containing all v2.0 Ed-Fi Standard Interchange Schema can be found in the Download Directory.