Field Memos


12-20-13 Field Memo
  1. Commissioner issues holiday greetings, reviews accomplishments of 2013; next Field Memo: January 3
  2. West Warwick math coach highlighted in U.S. Department of Education weekly newsletter
  3. Providence Plan to receive Investing in Innovation grant
9-6-13 Field Memo
  1. Education Board begins discussion of Fiscal Year 2015 budget
  2. RIDE presents Education Board with draft standards for approval of educator-preparation programs
  3. Author Rick Hess to speak at RIDE on September 16
7-12-13 Field Memo
  1. Reports discuss Rhode Island education in national context
  2. Summer Food Service sites expand, thanks to support from school departments, other partners
  3. Correction to list of Skills USA career-technical student awards
6-28-13 Field Memo
  1. Fiscal 2014 budget maintains support for education
  2. Commissioner encourages review of ACLU report on race and school suspensions
  3. Study cites Rhode Island charter public schools for excellence in student achievement
5-10-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE publishes 2014 graduation timeline
  2. Commissioner publishes op-ed, The Truth About Testing
  3. RIDE posts Fiscal Year 2014 federal-fund allocations