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No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior's Life from Black Power to Education Reform

No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior's Life from Black Power to Education Reform (Paperback)

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No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior's Life from Black Power to Education Reform is the story of one man's life journey into the heart of the struggle to reform our nation's schools. Howard Fuller has dedicated his life to helping poor and working class Black people gain access to the levers of power dictating their lives.Early in his life, Fuller found truth in the words of Frederick Douglass: "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will." One of the driving forces of Fuller's life work has been the understanding of the relationship between struggle and progress, which drove him down dark alleys and dirt roads in some of North Carolina's poorest communities in the 1960s and into the bush, mountains and war-torn villages of Africa nearly a decade later.Culminating into a lifetime of fighting to revolutionize education. Fighting for those without the power or resources to fight for themselves; dealing with the issues and power structures that undergird the most contentious education disputes of this era.

History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural historyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsHuman rightsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: Marquette University Press Publication Date: 30/09/2014 ISBN-13: 9781626000445  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Howard Fuller is Distinguished Professor of Education, & Founder/Director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Immediately before his appointment at Marquette University, Dr. Fuller served as the Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools. His prior positions include: Director of the Milwaukee County Department of Health & Human Services; Dean of General Education at the Milwaukee Area Technical College; Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Employment Relations; Associate Director of the Educational Opportunity Program at Marquette University; Senior Fellow with the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. He is Chair of the Board of the Black Alliance for Educational Options and of Milwaukee Collegiate Academy. He serves on the Milwaukee Region Board of Teach for America, Milwaukee Charter School Advocates & CEE-Trust. He is an Advisory Board member of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools & the National Association for Charter School Authorizers.

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