Ed-Fi Technology Roadmap

Last updated   with addition of ODS/API 5.4, removal of Meadowlark, and noting recent release dates for Admin API 1.4 and Admin App 3.3.

About the Roadmap

The Ed-Fi Technology Roadmap provides information on the development plans and release schedule for all components of the Ed-Fi Technology Suite.

The releases, feature sets, and dates on the roadmap are plans, not promises. Organizations desiring to take critical dependencies on roadmap items are advised to work closely with the Alliance.

Click on the "Feature List" links to access a list of the major planned features in that upcoming release, sourced directly from the Ed-Fi Tracker system used by the software development teams. (warning) You must be signed-in to Ed-Fi Tracker to see the data.

Related Documents


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Data Standard

Data Standard 5.0 (final)

  • Student Academic Record domain updates
  • Section model updates
  • DEI related updates
  • Other features based on community feedback

 

Data Standard 5.1

 

 

Data Standard 5.2

API Platform

 ODS/API 7.1
 

End of Support - ODS/API v5.1

  •  

ODS/API 6.2 

ODS/API 7.2

ODS/API 5.4

  • .NET 8 support

Data Management Service

ODS/API 7.3

  • Data Standard 5.2

Tools

(warning)  Data Import Transitioning to Ed-Fi Exchange in 2025

(warning)  Admin App Transitioning to Ed-Fi Exchange in 2025

Admin App 3.1.2

Admin API 1.3.1

Data Import 2.2

MetaEd 4.3

  • November, 2023
  • Support for ODS/API 7.1 and Data Standard 5.0

Admin API 2.1

Admin API 1.4

Admin App 3.3

  • March 2024
  • .NET 8
  • (tick) Released 4/9

API Publisher 1.1

MetaEd 4.4

  • Data Standard 5.1
  • User enhancements
  • (tick) Released    5/20

Data Import 2.3

  • May 2024
  • .NET 8
  • ODS / API 7.x

Admin API 2.2

 

Admin Console 1.0

  • Replaces Admin App 3.x
  • Requires Admin API 2.x

MetaEd 4.5

  • Data Standard 5.2

Educator Prep Data Model (EPDM)

TPDM Community 1.2  

  • See scope of v1.2-pre1 release

 




Data Out

(warning)  Analytics Middle Tier Transitioning to Ed-Fi Exchange in 2025

Analytics Middle Tier 4.1

  • December 2023
  • .NET 8




Deploy & Upgrade 

Docker Deployments 3.1

  • Restore Admin App (v4) to the sample configurations.

Docker Compose 3.1

  • ODS/API 7.1
  • Admin API 2.1

Docker Compose 3.2

  • ODS/API 7.2

 

Docker Compose 3.3

  • ODS/API 7.3
  • Admin API 2.2

* The roadmap may include community-contributed releases or features; such information is offered when the feature will be of wide community interest and there is confidence in delivery and timing.

 Release history by quarter...

July - September 2023

Data Standard 5.0-pre2

  • Adding Student Program Evaluation
  • (tick) Released 8/14

ODS/API 7.0 

End of Support for ODS/API 5.1 and 5.2

Admin API 2.0

MetaEd 4.2

  • (tick) Released 8/14
  • Support for ODS/API 7.0 and Data Standard 5.0-pre1

TPDM Community 1.2-pre1  

  • Improvements to credentials domain model 

Docker Deployments 3.0


April - June, 2023

Data Standard v5.0-pre1

  • Adding Special Education Eligibility 
  • Remove deprecated components
  • DEI updates and additions

End of Support - ODS/API v3.4 and v5.0
 

  • Please update to 5.1 or newer for the upcoming school year

API Publisher v1.0

Admin API v1.3

MetaEd IDE v4.1
 

End of Support - Admin App v2.x

 

  • Please update to 3.1

January - March, 2023

Admin App v3.1

  • Platform Multi-version Support (ODS 3.4-5.3 and 6.0-6.1)

Admin API v1.2

  • Platform Multi-version Support (ODS 3.4-5.3 and 6.0-6.1)

Data Import v2.1

  • Account lockout
  • Logging enhancements

MetaEd IDE v4

  • IDE based on Visual Studio Code; Atom retired at IDE

EPP Starter Kit v1.2

  • Support for ODS/API 6.1 

Analytics Middle Tier v3.1

  • Minor updates to standardize data types

API-to-Analytics Middle Tier

  • v0.1.0:  Creates AMT collections off the API (and not database)
  • v0.2.0: Support for ODS/API version 6.1

Docker Deployments v2.3

  • Docker deployment scripts for ODS / API 6.1 and Admin App 3.1

Canvas Extractor v2.0

  • Canvas Extractor performance improvements
  • Move to Ed-Fi Exchange

Meadowlark milestone v0.3 

  • Version to test parity of API experience with vendors integrations

Change Log

May, 2024

  • Data Standard 5.1 and ODS/API Platform 7.2 are slightly delayed, expected in the first week of June.

April, 2024

  • Added ODS/API 5.4.
  • Removed Project Meadowlark, as work has halted on that project.
  • Added the Data Management Service, part of Project Tanager.
  • Added actual release dates for March releases.

December 13, 2023


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October 27, 2023

  • Removed 2023 Q2 column, details are below in "release history" above.
  • Added 2024 Q2 column
  • Added all items from Summit roadmap presentation, with provisional dates and summary features

September 24, 2023

  • Removed 2023 Q1 column - moved details to collapsed "release history" section above.
  • Removed Admin App v4 - plan for Admin App functionality is in flux.
  • Moved Data Import v2.2 to December.

August 17, 2023

  • Moved TPDM Community v1.2-pre1  to end of August
  • Moved Admin API v2 to September
  • Added MetaEd v4.2 and v4.3
  • Docker v3 moved to end of September

July 18, 2023

  • Adjusted Admin App v4.0 release date to October 13, 2023 to allow more priority on related Admin API 2.0
  • Removed Admin App v4.0 from Docker Deployment v2.4, now with Admin API v2.0 included
  • Added Admin API v2.1 on roadmap for December 8, 2023
  • Added Admin API v2.1 in Docker Deployment v2.5

May 22, 2023

  • Removed Starter Kits row because there are no more planned releases
  • Removed quarters from 2022
  • Provided "Feature list" links for many of the deployments
  • Renamed "TPDM" to "Educator Prep Data Model"

March 2023

Data Standard

  • Revise the feature list

ODS Platform

Analytics

  • Moved API-based Analytics Middle Tier v0.2 to April

Tools

  • Added API Publisher v1.0

Deploy & Upgrade

  • Clarified what will be included in Docker v2.4

TPDM

  • Added EPP Starter Kit v1.2

January 2023

Data Standard

  • Added releases v5.0-pre1, v5.0-pre2 and v5.0 (final) - see roadmap for details

ODS Platform

  • Added releases v7.0 and 7.1 - see roadmap for details

Tools

  • Admin App
    • Moved Admin App v3.1 release to Feb 17 2023
    • Added Admin App v3.2 for Q3 2023
  • Admin API
    • Moved Admin API v1.2 release to Jan 20 2023
    • Added Admin API v1.3 for Aug 4 2023
  • Data Import
    • Added Data Import v2.1 for Mar 31 2023
    • Added Data Import v2.2 for Oct 27 2023
  • MetaEd
    • Moved MetaEd IDE v4.0 to March 2023
    • Added MetaEd IDE v4.1

Deploy and Upgrade

  • Added Docker Deployments v2.4 and v2.5