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Marquette University  College of Education Office of the Dean 561 N. 15th St. Walter Schroeder Health and Education Complex, Room 124 Milwaukee, WI 53233 414.288.7376  marquette.edu/education Blog at marquetteeducator.wordpress.com Twitter at twitter.com/MUEducation Facebook at facebook.com/MUEducation Dean of the College of Education William A. Henk, Ed.D. Editor: Lori Fredrich lori.fredrich@marquette.edu

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News

Dr. Howard Fuller named among nation’s most powerful educators; college ranked among top schools; events of note.

Research and Innovation

Faculty and students reveal what it takes to foster socially just teaching.

Improving Children’s Lives

Dean Henk sees reason for hope in the new initiative, Milwaukee Succeeds; experts weigh in on the changes in store for K–12 education.

Advising Editor: Stephen Filmanowicz Copy Editor: Becky Dubin Jenkins Art Director: Sharon Grace Mission Matters is published annually for alumni, friends and supporters of the College of Education at Marquette University. We welcome feedback from our readers. Please feel free to contact us and share your ideas for people and topics you’d like to see covered in future issues.

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Life Stories

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Reflections

The story of one life — make that, one family — changed by the work of the Family Literacy Project.

Dr. Alan Burkard reflects on the role of school counselors as advocates and change agents.


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