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Friday roundup

  • Writing in the spring issue of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Yale law professor Heather K. Gerken argues that liberals should take a more favorable view of federalism, if simply because a more decentralized system would provide a greater voice on the local level to minorities and political dissenters.
  • The Sunlight Foundation announced earlier this month that its Open States Project now has information available for all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, making it the “first and only completely open, completely free resource for accessing legislative information in a uniform format across all 50 states.” Check it out here.
  • Missed Common Core’s Truant From School: History, Science and Art event last  week? Read the event highlights here.
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