Next Steps


This section describes various paths to explore the Ed-Fi Data Standard further.

Learning More

See the following links to learn more about the Ed-Fi Data Standard:

  • The Ed-Fi Data Standard: Developers' Guide contains a conceptual overview, how-to information, and example walkthroughs for working with the XML Data Exchange Framework.
  • The Data Handbook for the Ed-Fi Core XML Schema is an online resource that makes it easy to explore the overall data model.
  • The Ed-Fi Data Standard is the foundation for several additional technology components, including a student performance dashboard, an operational data store, and more. See the Ed-Fi Technical Documentation home page for more information on technology that's free to license and download.
  • For more information about the Ed-Fi Alliance, see www.ed-fi.org.

Additional Resources

The following resources provide additional information about the Ed-Fi Data Standard, Ed-Fi technology, tools for viewing and/or using the Data Standard, and about the Ed-Fi Alliance in general: