List of democratic schools

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This is a list of some of the current and former democratic schools around the world. This list also includes sub-branches of democratic schools such as Sudbury schools inspired by the Sudbury Valley School and certain anarchistic free schools that align with the broad principles of democratic education.

Australia[edit]

New South Wales:

Victoria:

Queensland:

Brazil[edit]

Canada[edit]

India[edit]

Israel[edit]

Japan[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

  • Auckland Metropolitan College, Mt. Eden, Auckland--(closed December 2001[4])
  • Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery, Christchurch (This is NOT a democratic school but it is a special character school. Their educational principles are very democratic, but they still have grades, exams and a curriculum. The difference between a traditional and Ao Tawhiti school is that kids at Ao Tawhiti school choose the subjects they want to attend.)
  • Tamariki School, Christchurch

Portugal[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Currently Open

Former democratic schools now closed

United States[edit]

California

Illinois

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "מקום לגדול - גן ובית ספר דמוקרטי בכפר הירוק". Makomligdol.org.il. Retrieved 2017-02-27.
  2. ^ Etiel, Yoav (23 January 2007). "Keshet, The Democratic School in Zichron Yaacov". 30900.com/eng/. BarEl Properties. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  3. ^ Leue 2000, p. 65.
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "The Shimer College Assembly". Blog.shimer.edu. 2010-02-08. Archived from the original on 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2012-09-22.
  6. ^ Franks, Lucinda; Powers, Thomas (September 17, 1970). "Diana Oughton Was Embittered by Establishment". Times-News. 95 (215). United Press International.
  7. ^ a b Gell, Aaron (May 7, 2006). "Land of the Free". The New York Times. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2013.
  8. ^ Kavner, Lucas (November 30, 2012). "At Brooklyn Free School, A Movement Reborn With Liberty And No Testing For All". The Huffington Post. AOL. Archived from the original on December 7, 2013. Retrieved December 7, 2013.

Further reading[edit]

Leue, Mary M., ed. (2000). Challenging the Giant: The best of [SKOLE], the Journal of Alternative Education. 4. Down-to-Earth Books. ISBN 1-878115-13-8. OCLC 250561130.