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December 12, 2014

Each Friday, Generation Citizen shares pertinent articles in the education, democracy and policy spaces. We invite our readers to share and discuss on Facebook and Twitter.

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With an outraged populous marching and protesting across the country, Charles Blow analyzes this new age activism hoping the demonstrations lead to the ballot box – The New York Times

An “abridged” version of the $1.1 trillion cromnibus spending bill. – The Washington Post

A nation divided: the American public is pessimistic about bridging the political divide. – Pew Research Center

Minority students are far less likely to take AP classes or even attend high schools that offer a college-prep curriculum – National Journal

Apart from its moral questionability, The Senate report on The CIA’s torturous interrogation techniques engenders oversight and accountability issues – The Economist

Should states spend billions to reduce class sizes? – FiveThirtyEight

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