Kim McGuire

Reporter | West metro education
Phone: 612-673-4469
Kim McGuire covers education in the west metro for the Star Tribune.

Recent content from Kim McGuire

State investigating Minneapolis daycare accused of leaving boy, 3, on bus for hours

Officials with the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) confirmed Tuesday that they are investigating a complaint about a Minneapolis...

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 09:46 PM

New Hopkins charter school to offer Classical instruction and Hebrew

Classical and Hebrew instruction highlight the academy opening this fall.

Updated: January 27, 2015, - 02:57 PM

GOP, Democrats gird for showdown on No Child Left Behind overhaul

This spring, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are girding for one of the biggest showdowns in a decade on how to revamp the 13-year-old No Child Left Behind law that fundamentally challenged norms in public education by requiring schools prove ­students were effectively learning core subjects.

Updated: January 25, 2015, - 11:00 PM

Possible change in management leaves FAIR school parents worried

Future is uncertain for popular programs in east and west metro.

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 10:41 AM

Edina residents to vote May 5 on $125M plan to upgrade schools

The school district will hold a referendum on a $125 million bond proposal on May 5.

Updated: January 20, 2015, - 02:59 PM

Edina school board to vote on $125M referendum

The $125 million measure for school upgrades would be the district’s first in over 10 years.

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 05:57 AM

Cold mixed with mischief hurts school attendance

The brutal blast of arctic air that shut down schools across Minnesota on Wednesday also gave students a good excuse...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 06:28 AM

Blast of dangerous cold closes many schools in Minnesota

A blast of dangerously cold weather prompted many districts to close for Wednesday, as education officials wrestled with how best to protect students from the minus-30 windchills forecast.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 01:23 PM

Students form new relationship with Minnetonka seniors

Minnetonka senior citizens hope to get more invested in local high schools.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 02:27 PM

We're in a deep freeze, and in Twin Cities classes go on

Minneapolis and St. Paul schools implement new weather rules on when to close. Now, the windchill must be at least 35 below. As of Monday morning, the Twin Cities just missed that threshold.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 06:20 PM

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