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10-6-17 Field Memo
  1. Creating safe space for student discussion
  2. National Dyslexia Awareness Month
  3. Celebrating Principals in October
  4. National Dropout Prevention Center shares resources for National Dropout Prevention Month
  5. LEAs required to send school prayer policies
  6. Reminder: First SurveyWorks Forum on Tuesday, October 10
9-22-17 Field Memo
  1. Rhode Island's ESSA State Plan submitted
  2. Reminder: WaterFire celebration of Rhode Island educators tomorrow
  3. Reminder: LEA leaders invited to Book Club on October 2
  4. Utilizing vans for student transportation
7-28-17 Field Memo
  1. 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching state finalists selected
  2. RIDE employee receives Rhode Island Executive Branch Employee Recognition Award for Outstanding State Government Service
  3. 2016 Gallup Student Poll Snapshot Report
6-9-27 Field Memo
  1. 2018 Teacher of the Year announced
  2. Congratulations to seniors in Central Falls, North Kingstown, and Westerly on achieving district-approved Seal of Biliteracy
  3. RIDE announces 2017-18 Student Learning Pilot Details
  4. Applications for RIDE Executive Leadership Development Program due June 30
  5. Poet Laureate reflects on the school year end while looking ahead
5-19-17 Field Memo
  1. Thanks to Dave Abbott for 15 years of service
  2. New post from Poet Laureate of Rhode Island
  3. Reminder: Teachers invited to join the Educators in Action quarterly meetings with Commissioner Wagner
  4. Sunlight and school start times
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
6-24-16 Field Memo
  1. Reprinting 6-21-16 Field Memo Alert: Superior Court upholds decision barring summer-school tuition but stresses that ruling applies to one case only
  2. R.I. Music Education Association receives national advocacy award
  3. Christine Lopes Metcalfe named new RIDE Chief of Staff
1-22-16 Field Memo
  1. Reminder: Bone-marrow drive scheduled to support Newport School Department employees
  2. RIDE to invite high-school teachers to conversation on high-school experience, secondary regulations, graduation
  3. Magazine article examines “schools of the future” 
1-15-16 Field Memo
  1. Bone-marrow drive scheduled to support Newport School Department employees
  2. Working Group approves funding formula recommendations
  3. Middle-school students honored for healthy recipes 
6-12-15 Field Memo

  1. Note on transition to new Education Commissioner
  2. House Finance Committee approves FY 16 budget
  3. RIDE to draft proposed revisions to regulations on the length of the school day


  • Note on transition to new Education Commissioner
  • House Finance Committee approves FY 16 budget
  • RIDE to draft proposed revisions to regulations on the length of the school day
  • Note on transition to new Education Commissioner
  • House Finance Committee approves FY 16 budget
  • RIDE to draft proposed revisions to regulations on the length of the school day
  • Note on transition to new Education Commissioner
  • House Finance Committee approves FY 16 budget
  • RIDE to draft proposed revisions to regulations on the length of the school day
  • Note on transition to new Education Commissioner
  • House Finance Committee approves FY 16 budget
  • RIDE to draft proposed revisions to regulations on the length of the school day
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