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Kate Phillippo at Uncle Bobbie’s
June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Who: Kate Phillippo, author of A Contest without Winners: How Students Experience Competitive School Choice
Where: Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books
5445 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144
When: Jun 26, 2019 07:00 PM
What: Book talk and signing, in conversation with Rand Quinn, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
More about the book: Kate Phillippo follows a diverse group of Chicago students through the processes of researching, applying to, and enrolling in public high school, finding that the students are powerful policy actors who carry out and redefine competitive choice. Phillippo challenges meritocratic and market-driven notions of opportunity creation for young people and raises critical questions about the goals we have for public schooling.