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5-12-17 Field Memo
Student Spotlight:
  1. School named WaterFire Providence’s Community Partner of the Year
  2. National Youth Science Camp student delegate selection
  3. 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars announced
  4. Two Rhode Island students honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony
Commissioner’s Corner:
  1. Teachers invited to join the Educators in Action quarterly meetings with Commissioner Wagner
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
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
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
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
9-2-16 Field Memo
  1. Back-to-school stories focus on new initiatives, opportunities
  2. All are invited to celebration of educator excellence at September 24 WaterFire
  3. Reminder: School leaders urged to encourage 10th-grade student participation in PSATs; deadline is three weeks away!
8-19-16 Field Memo
  1. RIDE to implement updated policy, developed in coordination with the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education and the CTE Board and Trust, on CTE funding beginning in the 2017-18 school year
  2. Rhode Island Foundation awards grants to support education
  3. Reminder: School leaders urged to encourage 10th-grade student participation in PSATs; deadline for ordering, September 23
7-15-16 Field Memo
  1. RIDE announces 2016-17 PARCC administration information; testing will be for students in grades 3 through 9 only (or upon completion of Algebra for math)
  2. R.I. selected as participating state in social-emotional learning initiative
  3. USED approves R.I. applications for School Improvement Grants
6-17-16 Field Memo
  1. House budget supports key education initiatives
  2. Two reports created for review of personnel data before submission via eRIDE
  3. Reminder: Roster Verification for principals due June 24
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