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Location address: Deutschland, Wiesbaden
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The Helene-Lange-School is a comprehensive school in Wiesbaden, Germany. The school received much media coverage for its pedagogic methods. While proponents of comprehensive schools believe it is one of Germany’s best schools, opponents believe it is just a run-of-the-mill-school that serves privileged kids who would do just as well attending any other kind of school.
In 1847, the school was founded in Wiesbaden as Höhere Töchterschule . In 1955 the school was named after Helene Lange. At this time it was an all-girls school. In 1971 boys were admitted to the school. In 1986 it was converted into a comprehensive and Enja Riegel became headmistress of the school. In 1987 the school became a member of the UNESCO Associated Schools Project. In 2009 it became a Club-of-Rome-School.