Below is a description of the contents for each section of the 2019-2020 TSDS Texas Education Data Standards (TEDS).
Data Submission Specifications and Responsibilities: This section provides a general description of TEDS, PEIMS and TSDS. It includes a description of the interchange schemas that will be used to load data into the Education Data Warehouse (EDW). It specifies the as-of (Fall snapshot date) and due dates for the four required data collections and other optional data collections. It also includes a description of the various responsibilities of the local education agencies, education service centers, and the Texas Education Agency.
Data Submission Requirements: This section includes a chart of the data file layouts, a chart of the complex types by category, a description of each complex type in the Ed-Fi Core and Texas Core Extension schemas, the business rules, reporting requirements, examples, and data samples. Description of Data Elements: This section provides technical specifications for each data element by complex type.
Description of Codes: This section provides an explanation of the information on each code table, an alphabetical list of the code tables, and a listing of the codes and translations by table.
TEDS Business Rules and Validations: This section provides the business and field validation rules that verify that the data reported is complete, reasonable, meaningful, and accurate.
Ed-Fi Core and Texas Core Extension Schemas: This section includes the entire Ed-Fi Core and Texas Core Extension schemas. Individual interchange schemas reference a subset of the complex types defined in the Ed-Fi Core and Texas Core Extension schemas.
Interchange Schemas: This section includes the individual interchange schemas and their definitions. These interchange schemas will be used to load data into the EDW.
Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS): The section provides the instructions regarding the submission of PEIMS data to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) through the Education Data Warehouse (EDW). Effective with the Final Version 2020.1.0 of TEDS published March 2019, this section will no longer be published separately. It’s content is available in other sections.
TSDS Unique ID Specifications: The section provides the instructions regarding the submission of TSDS Unique ID Batch Files.
State Reporting of the Early Childhood Data System: The section provides the instructions regarding the submission of Early Childhood Data System (ECDS) data to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) through the Education Data Warehouse (EDW).
TEDS Data Overview by Category: This appendix provides a high-level overview of the data to be collected by category. 2019-2020 Texas Education Data Standards Introduction to TEDS Addendum Version 2020.2.0 6
TEDS Alphabetical List of Data Elements and Associated Complex Types: This appendix includes an alphabetical list of data elements and the XML complexes in which they appear.
TEDS List of Data Elements by Element ID and Associated Complex Types: This appendix includes a list of data elements sorted by element id and the XML complexes in which they appear.