The Obamas will make virtual commencement speeches as education goes digital

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University in Washington, U.S., May 7, 2016.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - S1AETCSGBSAA

The Obamas are going to broadcast virtual events for US students graduating this year. Image: REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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