Education

Denver Blogs: Let's look at that facial Melo gave the Jazz one (or two) (or three) more times

Eyeballs, meet local blogs that'll treat your pupils properly.

The Nugg Doctor's Nick Sclafani says Melo "revoked Paul Millsap's player card with a posterizing dunk" in last night's season-opening win over the Utah Jazz. Get started on that paperwork right away.

Alan Gottlieb at Education News Colorado points out that the proficiency standard for fourth-grade and eighth-grade reading here is among the lowest in the nation. Which makes me feel guilty about all the multi-syllabic words I just used.

Over at the Denver Egotist, a digital creative director disappears down the rabbit hole. Will you follow him?

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