Educational Federalism in Germany : Foundations of Social Inequality in Education

  title={Educational Federalism in Germany : Foundations of Social Inequality in Education},
  author={Markus Freitag and RAPHAELA SCHLICHT},
This article applies Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis to examine how sub-national education systems affect the extent of social inequality in education within the German federal states. Variations in educational outcomes between the federal states can be primarily attributed to the strict educational decentralization in Germany. We examine four conditions of regional education systems presumed to be relevant for the extent of social inequality in education: the availability of early… CONTINUE READING


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