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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
11-23-16 Field Memo
  1. Education Secretary King urges states to end use of corporal punishment in schools
11-18-16 Field Memo
  1. RIDE making progress toward development of ESSA transition plan
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
10-14-16 Field Memo
  1. Council approves new Diploma System
  2. RIDE releases 2016 school classifications
  3. Trinity Rep to offer theater tickets to 11th graders
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!