Field Memos


2-14-14 Field Memo
  1. RIDE releases October 2013 NECAP results
  2. RIDE provides Board of Education with monthly update on Diploma System
  3. Model school-safety plan posted on RIDE website
2-7-14 Field Memo
  1. NECAP results, graduation rates, show positive trends at high-school level
  2. Model school-safety plan developed for LEA use
  3. RI DataHUB posts report on math proficiency and postsecondary success
12-06-13 Field Memo
  1. LEAs encouraged to review anti-bullying policies
  2. R.I. schools get ready for Hour of Code
  3. RIDE revises schedule for 2014 NECAP retake testing for seniors
11-15-13 Field Memo
  1. LEAs urged to review release policies in light of incident in Providence
  2. LEAs encouraged to participate in OECD Test for Schools, webinar scheduled for November 26
  3. RIDE plans to continue discussions on cage-busting leadership
10-25-13 Field Memo
  1. Governor Chafee, RIDE to launch Educator Autonomy Project
  2. Annual school-safety conference to be held on November 1
  3. RIDE, Congressman Langevin to hold conference on healthcare professions
10-18-13 Field Memo
  1. Educators invited to Common Core conference on October 26
  2. NECAP administration proceeding smoothly statewide
  3. Technology assessment to be administered to 8th-graders; RIDE requests LEA contact names by October 25 – Action Item
9-27-13 Field Memo
  1. Stony Lane Elementary School and the William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Award Schools
  2. Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy meets the Summer Reading Challenge and joins Commissioner Gist on skydive to celebrate literacy education
  3. Save the Date: CCSS Networking Conference - October 26
9-20-13 Field Memo
  1. Rhode Island celebrates educator excellence
  2. Last chance to register for Innovation Powered by Technology Conference
  3. RIDE develops survey on Common Core and special education, to be completed by October 4 – Action Item
8-2-13 Field Memo
  1. Innovation districts given approval for differentiated evaluations
  2. Resources available to teach children about online safety
  3. LEAs informed about safety assessments, model plan for school safety