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Peter Schrag

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Columnist for the California Progress Report; former Editorial Page editor and columnist for the Sacramento Bee; author of Final Test: The Struggle for Adequacy in America's Schools, Paradise Lost: California's Experience, America's Future and, most recently, California: America’s High Stakes Experiment

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Despite record spending by candidates, their supporters and special interest groups, experts predict a low turnout tomorrow — less than a third of registered voters.  But, in case…

What's at Stake in Tomorrow's Election?

Despite record spending by candidates, their supporters and special interest groups, experts predict a low turnout tomorrow — less than a third of registered voters.  But, in case…

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Governor Schwarzenegger today  signed last week's budget compromise  into law, minus $656 million in cuts he said were necessary to balance the measure.

The State Budget and the End of the California Dream

Governor Schwarzenegger today signed last week's budget compromise into law, minus $656 million in cuts he said were necessary to balance the measure.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The five most common surnames of homebuyers in California are García, Hernandez, Rodriguez, Lopez and Martinez--all Latino.  Nationwide, four of the 10 most common homebuyers' names…

Top Five Homeowner Names Are Latino

The five most common surnames of homebuyers in California are García, Hernandez, Rodriguez, Lopez and Martinez--all Latino.  Nationwide, four of the 10 most common homebuyers' names…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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