Department of Children, Families and Learning

  • News

    February 5, 2003
  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Tim Pawlenty's New Deal

    How Minnesota's new governor set the table for this year's budget-slashing "crisis" in state healthcare spending

  • Books

    August 8, 2001

    Quick Fade

    A charter school that opened with big promises last fall quietly goes belly-up

  • News

    May 17, 2000

    Magic Bus

    The NAACP's education lawsuit promised to be a watershed case for poor and minority kids. So when exactly did the wheels come off?

  • Books

    May 10, 2000

    Simple Division

    From metro-area classrooms to the state Legislature, "new new math" equals controversy

  • Books

    April 12, 2000

    License, Please

    A tiny St. Paul high school throws off the shackles of state regulation--including those cumbersome rules about teacher certification

  • News

    December 15, 1999

    Why Johnny Canít Breathe

    Sick kids, wheezing teachers, baffled administrators: Minneapolis schools encounter trouble in the air

  • Books

    December 1, 1999

    Time Out Is Money

    A for-profit firm takes a crack at Minneapolis's most troubled students

  • Feature

    September 1, 1999

    Schools in the Next Century

    Wonder what your child's school will look like in the next millennium? Here's a peek.