Peter Schrag, a longtime education writer and editor, is the co-author of When Europe Was a Prison Camp: Father and Son Memoirs, 1940-41 (Indiana University Press, 2015) and author of Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future, and California: America's High-Stakes Experiment. He is a former editorial page editor of the Sacramento Bee.
If California's present is the nation's future, then the Golden State's split-level prosperity is an ominous social indicator.Peter SchragJuly-August 1997
The debate about affirmative action at the University of California isn't over yet.Peter SchragFall 1995
A pluralist, diverse society doesn’t depend on racial quotas at elite institutions. To pretend otherwise abuses the idea of merit and relies on tortured social science.Peter SchragSeptember-October 1999