Field Memos


2-21-14 Field Memo
  1. LEAs reminded to notify RIDE of adjustments to school calendar
  2. RIDE develops, posts videos on Common Core State Standards
  3. NECAP retest to begin Tuesday (February 25)
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
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
9-13-13 Field Memo
  1. Patricia Page honored as 2014 Rhode Island Teacher of the Year
  2. URI Honors Colloquium focuses on Great Public Schools
  3. May 2013 NECAP Science results release schedule announced
8-30-13 Field Memo

  1. RIDE, Higher Education provide report on college readiness
  2. Latino Policy Institute issues report on Latino students
  3. Reminder: RIDE schedules NECAP test-coordinator training workshops


7-19-13 Field Memo
  1. Districts, nonprofits stepping up to provide summer mathematics instruction, support
  2. Cranston student wins Healthy Lunchtime Challenge
  3. Tablet classroom arm chairs available for schools
5-3-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE develops, posts overviews of Year 4 Race to the Top plans, projects
  2. Commissioner delivers annual State of Education address
  3. Teacher, students receive awards and honors