Field Memos


8-29-14 Field Memo
  1. Council on Elementary and Secondary Education asked to begin use of assessments as diploma requirement with Class of 2020
  2. RISSA, RIDE announce The Assessment Project 
  3. RIDE to share LEA Race to the Top success stories 

8-22-14 Field Memo
  1. Students, families, teachers, school leaders prepare for start of 2014-15 school year
  2. Rhode Island to focus on reducing chronic absenteeism during coming school year
  3. Federal grant opportunity announced for preschool development
8-15-14 Field Memo
  1. RIDE, The Learning Accelerator partnership draws national attention to blended learning in Rhode Island
  2. RIDE receives grant to expand participation in AP Exams
  3. U.S. Department of Education issues information on school enrollment and immigrant children
8-8-14 Field Memo
  1. Education Board members briefed on strategic plan 
  2. RIDE reports on graduation outcomes for Class of 2014 
  3. RIDE, Office of Postsecondary Education working toward expanding access to dual enrollment 
8-1-14 Field Memo
  1. Blog post offers suggestions on teaching standards “without becoming standardized”
  2. Newly constituted Board of Education to hold its first meeting Monday
  3. U.S. Department of Education recognizes Rhode Island partnership between libraries, adult education
7-25-14 Field Memo
  1. Reminder to LEAs to complete survey about class of 2014
  2. RIDE provides guidance to legislation related to assessments and graduation requirements
  3. Rhode Island recognized for its process for evaluating support professionals
7-18-14 Field Memo
  1. RIDE posts new Student Learning Objective resources
  2. Educator Quality Team
7-11-14 Field Memo
  1. Governor allows educator evaluations bill to become law
  2. LEAs reminded that housing-aid forms are due on Tuesday (July 15)
  3. LEAs asked to complete survey about class of 2014
7-3-14 Field Memo
  1. Rhode Islanders to continue working to prepare all students for success
  2. Rhode Island to phase out NECAP assessments in mathematics, reading
  3. Six Rhode Island high-school students win silver medals in national career-technical education competition
6-27-14 Field Memo
  1. General Assembly wraps up 2014 session
  2. Statement released on assessments and graduation requirements
  3. Summer Learning Tour kicks off with visit to zoo