Field Memos


2-10-17 Field Memo
  1. New RIDE communications officer to start on February 20
  2. Update on progress of SurveyWorks Parent Survey
  3. Two Rhode Island schools competing in Verizon Innovative App Challenge Fan Favorite
2-3-17 Field Memo
  1. Proposed English Language Learner regulations update
  2. SurveyWorks launches parent/guardian surveys on Monday, February 6
  3. Calling all educators – apply for PrepareRI Ambassadors opportunity
1-27-17 Field Memo
  1. Educational services for undocumented immigrant children
  2. Roger Williams Scholarship for Rhode Island students, deadline February 16
1-13-17 Field Memo
  1. Rhode Island one of ten states awarded competitive grant to support career readiness
  2. RIDE seeking brief accounts of amazing work under way in Rhode Island schools
  3. RIDE reviews teacher preparation programs at Rhode Island College, report released
1-6-2017 Field Memo
  1. The importance of curriculum
  2. More reflections on education in 2016
  3. 2017 Rhode Island Assistant Principal of the Year announced
11-4-16 Field Memo
  1. RIDE receives requests for $1.5 million in funding for leadership development; application deadline, November 18
  2. R.I. educators to be invited to nominate students to attend conferences for future medical, technology leaders
10-7-16 Field Memo
  1. RIDE receives proposals for new, expanded charters
  2. Startup Weekend leads to innovative ideas for education
  3. R.I. school leaders receive awards from regional association
  4. RIDE to release 2016 school classifications on Wednesday
9-30-16 Field Memo
  1. Three R.I. schools win Blue Ribbon Awards from USED
  2. RIDE releases SAT, AP, NECAP Science assessment results
  3. RIDE encourages celebration of National Principals Month
  4. RIDE provides updates on transition to ESSA, work of Committee of Practitioners
  5. Superintendents, heads of LEAs reminded of requests regarding Presidential Scholars, school prayer
9-23-16 Field Memo
  1. Council approves FY 18 budget request
  2. RIDE receives federal grant to defray cost of AP tests for low-income students
  3. Education Secretary recognizes states, including R.I., for Seal of Biliteracy adoption
  4. Reminder: District, school leaders invited to meeting Monday on grants to support development, growth of education leaders
  5. Reminder: School leaders urged to encourage 10th-grade student participation in PSATs; deadline is today!
9-16-16 Field Memo
  1. Governor Raimondo announces strategic goals for 3rd-grade reading
  2. District, school leaders invited to meeting on mini-grants to support development, growth of education leaders
  3. Reminder: All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at September 24 WaterFire