Roundup: Chronic Absences, Funding Woes, Smoother Testing

Today in the world of education news

State-by-state look at chronic absenteeism across America – AP hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie…

New data shows 6.5 million U.S. students chronically absent cabinetreport.com/human-resource…

After Turbulent Waters, PARCC Steadies Itself – InsideSources ow.ly/CpbS3012I3L

Kansas, Illinois, & Other Funding Fights Vex School Districts – WSJ ow.ly/MXo03012J4N

Where Calculus Class Isn’t an Option realcleareducation.com/2016/06/07/whe…

Claypool Blames Springfield For Principal Exodus – WBEZ wbez.org/shows/wbez-new…

Bay Area school funding measures looking like big election winner – SF Gate  sfgate.com/education/arti…

How One Brooklyn Charter School Integrates With Intention – WNYC wnyc.org/story/how-one-…

Mixed ruling on claims Alliance charter school leaders obstructed teachers union organizing scpr.org/news/2016/06/0…

Alexander Russo

Alexander Russo is a freelance education writer who has created several long-running blogs such as the national news site This Week In Education, District 299 (about Chicago schools), and LA School Report. He can be reached on Twitter at @alexanderrusso, on Facebook, or directly at alexanderrusso@gmail.com.