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The Enlightenment and Romantic Nationalism

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...As the influence of Pietism ebbed during the late eighteenth century, Enlightenment-inspired rulers of Prussia and Austria continued to assert the authority of the State in education, tempered by a policy of working through and in alliance...

The Civil Society Alternative

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...The Netherlands A new Dutch Constitution was adopted in 1848, drafted primarily by the Liberal leader J. R. Thorbecke, often considered the greatest Dutch statesman of the nineteenth century, who was concerned to reduce the potential...

Civil Society and Schooling in the Low Countries since World War II

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...Belgium The secular forces, less united than their Catholic opponents, were slow to develop a new momentum on the school question after their defeats in the 1880s and 1890s. By the 1930s, however, they placed their emphasis upon...

Schooling Becomes Controversial

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Belgium Belgium has the distinction of being possibly the only country in the world whose very existence resulted in substantial part from controversy over education. Unfortunately for the continued existence of the United...

The State Takes Charge

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

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...As we have seen, the governments of Austria and Prussia took various measures, during the eighteenth century, to promote and impose a measure of uniformity upon popular schooling, but it was not until after the convulsions of the French...

Belgium: Regional Development

Education in the European Union : Pre-2003 Member States

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Starting with a description of the education system in Belgium, this chapter covers the three linguistic regions for cultural and educational matters within the federal state. The French, German and Dutch speaking communities are presented...

Structural and Systemic Dimensions of School Segregation in French-speaking Belgium

Understanding School Segregation : Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spatial Inequalities in Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Notwithstanding more than a century of policies aimed at school democratization, the education system in French-speaking Belgium is characterized by the persistence of sharp social inequalities in outcomes. These inequalities reflect...

Introduction

Charles L. Glenn

Charles L. Glenn is Professor of Educational Leadership at Boston University. He is the author of nine books including The Myth of the Common School (published also in Italian and Spanish), Educational Freedom in Eastern Europe, and Educating Immigrant Children, and co-author of a multi-volume study of educational policies in forty countries. From 1970 to 1991 Professor Glenn served as director of urban education and equity efforts for the Massachusetts Department of Education, and he has served as a consultant to Russian and Chinese education authorities, and to states and major cities across the United States. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contrasting Models of State and School : A Comparative Historical Study of Parental Choice and State Control

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...This book is about four countries that, although closely related in culture and in many respects sharing a common historical space, have come to illustrate very different ways of conceiving the relationship among Society, State...