Field Memos


8-15-14 Field Memo
  1. RIDE, The Learning Accelerator partnership draws national attention to blended learning in Rhode Island
  2. RIDE receives grant to expand participation in AP Exams
  3. U.S. Department of Education issues information on school enrollment and immigrant children
5-2-14 Field Memo
  1. Westerly High student honored for “remarkable gains in reading”
  2. Coventry student is Rhode Island finalist in Google 4 Doodle competition
04-25-14 Field Memo
  1. LEAs encouraged to communicate with, develop plans for seniors who have not yet met graduation requirements
  2. RIDE nearing completion of ESEA Flexibility Request renewal application
  3. East Greenwich, Providence high-school seniors named as 2014 Presidential Scholar semifinalists
11-27-13 Field Memo
  1. OECD Test for Schools provides participating high schools with international calibration, detailed diagnostic reports
  2. Child Nutrition Programs in schools, communities are expanding across the state
  3. Governor Chafee appoints working group to manage Educator Autonomy Project
11-1-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE, district representatives present information on UCOA at national conference
  2. Rhode Island gaining recognition for use of technology in schools 
  3. Reminder: Presidential Scholar nominations due November 12 – Action Item
10-11-13 Field Memo
  1. RIDE develops “myths and facts” document about assessments and the Diploma System
  2. RIDE posts educators’ Final Effectiveness Ratings at the LEA level; individual ratings remain confidential 
  3. National Principals Month celebrated in October