Democratic education is an educational ideal in which democracy is both a goal and a method of instruction - wikipedia
Main building of the Summerhill School - wikipedia
There are currently over 300 democratic schools around the world, in 32 countries - wikipedia
The oldest democratic school that still exists is Summerhill, in Suffolk, England, founded in 1921. It features voluntary class attendance and a School Meeting with broad powers.
In the 1960s, hundreds of schools opened based on Summerhill, however A.S. Neill, the founder of Summerhill, distanced himself from American Summerhill schools for not successfully implementing the philosophy of "Freedom, not license."
It had the respect and support of Bertrand Russell html