Cup o’ (Pro)Jo: May 12, 2010

The ABC show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition might be coming to Central Falls High School. The producers of the show invited school officials to apply for renovation; the school is already in the process of making a video to showcase why they need the renovations, though school officials clearly stated that they are not guaranteed a spot just by applying.

Speaking of Central Falls High School, more than 700 people have applied for teaching and other jobs at the school. This includes almost all of the people who were fired three months ago; those 87 applicants will have quite the competition, Superintendent Frances Gallo said.

A bill passed in a Rhode Island House committee would require that any student suspected of having a sports-induced concussion be removed from the practice or playing field and not allowed to return until a doctor grants clearance. The language of the bill, which is actually an amended version, has been made clearer and more specific than what was in the original.

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