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Discipline Action Identifier

Discipline Action Identifier: Discipline

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This data element is an identifier assigned by the local education organization to the discipline action. This is distinct from the generically-assigned Ed-Fi Action ID. Some incidents result in multiple discipline actions and dates for the same student. This action identifier is always required.

A separate discipline action submission is expected for each discipline action. For example, if an out-of-school suspension and expulsion occurred, then the student should have two discipline actions associated to a single discipline incident.

Multiple discipline actions can be submitted for the same student associated to one discipline incident by submitting different discipline identifiers.

USES: This data element is critical in tracking an incident to the correct student and discipline action that occurred.


FAQs, Details, and Point to Note


  1. Discipline FAQs & Use Cases: For more specific information, see the Discipline FAQs & Use Cases.
  2. DOC, DHS, PPP: No discipline information should be submitted for students in a Department of Corrections or Department of Health Services school or enrolled as a parentally-placed private student.



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