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Federalism

A political system in which the central government has certain, enumerated powers, and other government responsibilities are delegated to lower levels of government. For example, a federalist system may designate the central government to handle monetary policy and foreign affairs, but delegate most other matters to the provinces or states. Examples of federalist countries include the United States and Canada.
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The federalisation of schools is going to happen according to the Welsh Government and what we need to do is manage the process and to ensure we have the best headteachers to lead educationally with help from professional managers.
Every spokesman for the EU since its inception has refuted the idea that the aim of the exercise was fiscal and political union, a federated states of Europe, but now they admit that federalisation is inevitable as the only way to resolve the fiasco that is the single currency.
SeeNews) - Nov 13, 2012 - Brazil's federal power holding company Eletrobras (SAO:ELET3) and the government of local Amapa state yesterday signed a letter of intent (LoI) for the federalisation of Amapa's debt-laden electricity distributor CEA.
Options to be considered as part of a future formal consultation include clustering and federalisation of schools and creating area schools.
According to TSA, Hursey was the first FSD for Northern Minnesota, heading federalisation of airports in Duluth, Bemidji, Brainerd, International Falls, Grand Rapids, Ely and Hibbing following 9-11.
Since then federalisation has proceeded apace and most Spaniards see themselves as Spanish and as part of their own region.
Its presence is a result of the federalisation of Belgium, and the Walloon Region's public commitment to independence, to local ecology and to economic prosperity.