Cortex Web-Based Platform


  • Student information systems are custom-configured for specific academic models, creating a high technological and financial barrier
  • NGLC schools, small school districts, and individual schools can’t afford the technology
  • Schools don’t control data at the local level


  • Started with the Ed-Fi Data Standard and Ed-Fi Operational Data Store
  • Built Cortex to be the widest possible reusable configuration of a schema and information system alongside a learning management system
  • Added API functionality to enable schools to connect with ed-tech vendors and the Ed-Fi Community


  • Created new use cases for the Ed-Fi Data Standard within next generation schools, small districts and individual schools
  • Cortex is easily adaptable to any academic model
  • Seamless front-end and back-end integration with state education agencies and vendors

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