Cup o’ (Pro)Jo: April 25, 2010

A 14 year old girl is accused of stabbing her mother after she took away the girl’s phone for “sexting.” The girl allegedly stabbed her mother with a kitchen knife, leaving her in critical condition, and was later found in the family’s basement talking on her phone.

While Brown students were droppin’ it like it’s hot yesterday, dedicated science students from across the state competed in the the 2010 Rhode Island Science Olympiad. The event was held at Rhode Island College and was attended by about 600 high school and middle school students who designed bridges, mini-cars and catapults.

Providence teachers may face an additional 3% cut in their salaries as the School Committee tries to close a projected $2.5 million budget shortfall this year. The committee will also likely vote on whether to reduce the paychecks of 29 administrators by 5% at its May 10 meeting. The move for additional cost reduction comes after teacher pay and benefits were already slashed last year.

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