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4-21-17 Field Memo
  1. Reminder: Students direct 2017 Rhode Island State of Education conversation, submit questions for the Commissioner by May 1
  2. Superintendent designation of point of contact for foster care to DCYF under ESSA
  3. In his own words: Commissioner Wagner on testing
  4. Career & Technical Education Award Winners
4-14-17 Field Memo
  1. Rhode Island statewide assessment system transition
  2. Students direct 2017 Rhode Island State of Education conversation on May 8
  3. 2017 Rhode Island Governor for a Day announced
  4. Reminder: Career & technical education program working group invitation
3-24-17 Field Memo
  1. Career and technical education provides opportunities for all students
  2. Rhode Island’s Joseph DaSilva recognized as a 2017 Best of Green Schools Honoree
  3. SurveyWorks survey progress update
  4. Reminder: SAT timeline for spring administration
  5. Reading Week opportunities
3-17-17 Field Memo
  1. 2nd Annual Rhode Island College Signing Day event planning
  2. Letters encouraging students to take advanced coursework
  3. SurveyWorks survey progress update
  4. Reminder: SAT timeline for spring administration
3-10-17 Field Memo
  1. Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan update
  2. SurveyWorks survey progress update
  3. Reminder: SAT timeline for spring administration
  4. Write Rhode Island student winners announced
  5. Reminder: 2017 #RIGovForADay essay contest
3-3-17 Field Memo
  1. Release of final Empowerment School Guidance
  2. SurveyWorks survey progress update
  3. Reminder: SAT timeline for spring administration
  4. Blended and personalized learning conference
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
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
12-2-16 Field Memo
  1. Council to review charter public school applications
  2. Tools and resources to support immigrant and refugee students and families
  3. NEARI announces 2017 Education Support Professional of the Year
10-21-16 Field Memo
  1. PSAT test administration proceeded smoothly across Rhode Island high schools
  2. Paul Cuffee School 4th-grade teacher wins Milken Educator Award
  3. San Antonio Superintendent reviews data, shows poverty is not destiny
  4. LEAs asked to contact families, request completion of meals-benefits applications as soon as possible