Field Memos


1-29-16 Field Memo
  1. Education Post features interview on supporting students, teachers in R.I
  2. RIDE seeking brief accounts of amazing work under way in R.I. schools
  3. Registration open for conference February 27 on African-American history in R.I. 
1-22-16 Field Memo
  1. Reminder: Bone-marrow drive scheduled to support Newport School Department employees
  2. RIDE to invite high-school teachers to conversation on high-school experience, secondary regulations, graduation
  3. Magazine article examines “schools of the future” 
12-24-15 Field Memo

  1. Holiday greetings from RIDE
  2. State assessments will not be a graduation requirement for Class of 2020
  3. South Kingstown High students win planning award

  • Holiday greetings from RIDE
  • State assessments will not be a graduation requirement for Class of 2020
  • South Kingstown High students win planning award
  • Holiday greetings from RIDE
  • State assessments will not be a graduation requirement for Class of 2020
  • South Kingstown High students win planning award
  • Holiday greetings from RIDE
  • State assessments will not be a graduation requirement for Class of 2020
  • South Kingstown High students win planning award
  • Holiday greetings from RIDE
  • State assessments will not be a graduation requirement for Class of 2020
  • South Kingstown High students win planning award
  • 12-4-15 Field Memo
    1. Governor Raimondo’s Children’s Cabinet releases five-year strategic plan 
    2. Schools, communities invited to screen Most Likely to Succeed as part of on-going discussion on re-imagining high schools
    3. RIDE highlights “featured educator,” adds teachers’ blog to website 
    10-16-15 Field Memo
    1. Applications sought for XQ Super School Advisory Committee – October 30 deadline
    2. Reminder: Scholarships available for high-achieving high-school seniors with financial need – November 3 deadline
    3. Kendra Bordon named 2016 Milken Award winner
    10-2-15 Field Memo

    1. RIDE announces crowd-sourcing feature to build donor support for educator recognition,  Teacher of the Year 
    2. Reminder: RIDE will work with teams interested in designing the next American high school 
    3. Reminder: Registration open for Innovation Powered by Technology conference  



  • RIDE announces crowd-sourcing feature to build donor support for educator recognition,  Teacher of the Year 
  • Reminder: RIDE will work with teams interested in designing the next American high school 
  • Reminder: Registration open for Innovation Powered by Technology conference  
  • RIDE announces crowd-sourcing feature to build donor support for educator recognition,  Teacher of the Year 
  • Reminder: RIDE will work with teams interested in designing the next American high school 
  • Reminder: Registration open for Innovation Powered by Technology conference  
  • RIDE announces crowd-sourcing feature to build donor support for educator recognition,  Teacher of the Year 
  • Reminder: RIDE will work with teams interested in designing the next American high school 
  • Reminder: Registration open for Innovation Powered by Technology conference  
  • 9-25-15 Field Memo
    1. Reminder: All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at WaterFire tomorrow (Saturday)
    2. Reminder: Schools encouraged to form teams to design the next American high school
    3. RIDE issues reminder on residency and school enrollment
    9-18-15 Field Memo
    1. Save the Date Reminder: All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at September 26 WaterFire
    2. RIDE issues new guidance regarding educator evaluations
    3. Teachers, schools encouraged
    9-11-15 Field Memo

    1. Save the Date: All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at September 26 WaterFire 
    2. U.S. Department of Education approves Rhode Island Equity Plan to provide excellent teachers for all students 
    3. RIDE awards grants to charter public schools for partnerships with other schools in their communities 

  • Save the Date: All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at September 26 WaterFire 
  • U.S. Department of Education approves Rhode Island Equity Plan to provide excellent teachers for all students 
  • RIDE awards grants to charter public schools for partnerships with other schools in their communities 
  • 8-28-15 Field Memo
    1. Council approves Strategic Plan to prepare R.I. students for success; Board to consider adoption of plan in October 
    2. Working group convenes to improve educator preparation, teaching and learning in R.I.
    3. Campaign against chronic absenteeism to launch on Tuesday