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Peter G. Schmidt

PETER SCHMIDT is a Senior Writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he covers affirmative action, state and federal higher-education policy, education research, and historically black colleges and universities. He previously covered school desegregation, urban education, and immigrant education for Education Week, and he has written for the Associated Press, the Detroit Free Press, the Weekly Standard, and Teacher Magazine. His work has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Education Writers Association, the Virginia Press Association, and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. His coverage of affirmative action won a special citation for beat reporting from the Education Writers Association in 2006.


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Color and Money
How Rich White Kids Are Winning the War over College Affirmative Action

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What is the real story behind the fight over affirmative action in college admissions? Veteran journalist Peter Schmidt reveals truths that will outrage...
Peter G. Schmidt

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