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 (ä′kən, ä′KHən) also Aix-la-Cha·pelle (āks′lä-shə-pĕl′, ĕks′-)
A city of western Germany near the Belgian and Dutch borders. Charlemagne may have been born here in 742; he later made the city his northern capital.


(ˈɑːkən; German ˈaːxən)
(Placename) a city and spa in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia: the northern capital of Charlemagne's empire. Pop: 256 605 (2003 est). French name: Aix-la-Chapelle


(ˈɑ kən, ˈɑ xən)

a city in W Germany, near Belgian and Dutch borders. 247,113. French, Aix-la-Chapelle.
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Noun1.Aachen - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian bordersAachen - a city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990


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In addition, dissertations whose topics concerned the sentiments of priests toward Catholic schools conducted in the Archdiocese of Boston (Sullivan, 1982), the Archdiocese of San Francisco (Schipper, 1982), and the Dioceses of Winona and New Ulm in Minnesota (Tacheny, 1988) came to similar conclusions.
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The PIE Network emerged, according to executive director Suzanne Tacheny Kubach, because of "the growing realization that the arena of state policymaking matters a lot for school reform and you can't just do everything at the federal level." She added, "We needed to connect the conversation in Washington with a coalition of different kinds of groups at the state level--business leaders, civic leaders, and grassroots constituents." The thirty-four organizations in the network operate in twenty-three states and Washington, D.C.
Suzanne Tacheny Kubach, executive director of the Policy Innovators in Education Network (PIE Network), emphasizes that a focus on partisan orientation or funding sources obscures that "almost all the advocacy groups working in the country were either founded by or are advised by civic boards made up of state leaders concerned about the direction of their public schools."