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 

5-9-14 Field Memo
  1. U.S. Department of Education Team in Rhode Island for Race to the Top on-site review
  2. Discussions to move forward on improving process for earning a diploma
  3. ESEA Flexibility Request renewal application posted
12-13-13 Field Memo
  1. Common Core community forums scheduled; RIDE offers to hold additional forums in local communities 
  2. Rhode Island high schools invited to participate in OECD Test for Schools; America Achieves can pay full cost for up to 20 schools
  3. Families receiving solicitation letters regarding college admissions, financial aid
11-22-13 Field Memo
  1. How America Compares: OECD Test for Schools planned, PISA Day scheduled
  2. RIDE to hold follow-up discussion on Rick Hess’s Cage-Busting Leadership
  3. RIDE, Business Innovation Factory, Youth in Action launch partnership for student-designed school
11-1-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE, district representatives present information on UCOA at national conference
  2. Rhode Island gaining recognition for use of technology in schools 
  3. Reminder: Presidential Scholar nominations due November 12 – Action Item