your personal history or from those of your defining groups that would change the way education operates? If your story and that of the significant groups in your life were adequately represented in the "big picture" histories of education, would that story change?
It is in this sense that we began the book by saying that whether or not you agree with our account, we hope you will be informed, strengthened, encouraged, and empowered. We all have the right to understand and explain ourselves. History is the means, not the end.