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10-13-17 Field Memo

Commissioner’s Weekly Field Memo
Friday, October 13, 2017



Full memo

Notes from Commissioner Wagner


  1. Amazing stories October theme is social and emotional learning
  2. Save the Date: Shared Leadership SurveyWorks Forum scheduled for November 6
  3. New blog post: “Pennies in the Bank”

From the R.I. Department of Education (RIDE)


PrepareRI:
  1. Reminder: Today is the final day to register for the PrepareRI Summit
  2. School insurance FAQs for student internships
Education Data:
  1. Upcoming releases: School Accountability, NECAP Science, and revised 2016 graduation rates
  2. Student Registration Files: the importance of the October 1 enrollment

From Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tina Cane


  1. Pennies in the bank

From other organizations


  1. Literacy Colloquia on Thursday, October 19
  2. Achievement First to expand Navigator, schools invited to partner
  3. Solve for Tomorrow STEAM contest deadline November 9
  4. Tisdale Environmental Education awards applications due November 21
  5. Middle School Kindness Challenge
  6. RILINK announces onsite professional development for RILINK member schools and districts