Roundup: Detroit Has Most Chronic Absences, Malia Graduates Today

Today in the world of education news

Denver Detroit leads major districts in absences – AP pllqt.it/HoRdtb

Malia Obama to graduate from high school Friday |NOLA.com ow.ly/SkY13017ODX

See also: Malia Obama graduates from high school this week | PBS NewsHour ow.ly/6mqm3017QKh

NYC Schools Punished Teenagers for Being Victims of Sexual Assault, Complaints Say – NYT ow.ly/YwJp3016gjJ

Michigan legislature approves $617 million bailout package for Detroit schools – The Washington Postow.ly/xqN23017NYU

When the Doors to A Dual Language School Don’t Feel Open to Everyone – WNYC ow.ly/QqmQ3017Qkd

Common, Yo-Yo Ma, Arne Duncan promote ‘reimagining high school’ | Chicago Sun-Times ow.ly/O2En3017QIh

Not doing it: Fewer high school kids are having sex –StarTribune.com ow.ly/P8a13016sou

Emergency meeting set as incoming Pittsburgh schools superintendent’s future uncertain | TribLIVE ow.ly/rXI53017L33

Former EdSec Arne Duncan Joins Board Of Pluralsight | Fast Company | Business + Innovation pllqt.it/QiMQgN

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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.