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

English learners steady on tests

Minnesota students who are learning to speak English held steady on both the math and reading portions of the Minnesota...

Updated: August 27, 2014, - 12:17 AM

State test scores show little change; achievement gap persists

Minnesota students showed little overall improvement in reading, math or science, according to the latest batch of results from statewide, standardized tests taken by nearly 500,000 elementary and high school students this spring.

Updated: August 26, 2014, - 02:33 AM

Met Council can design Blue Line extension to northern suburbs, feds say

Met Council gets federal approval to begin the design of a 13-mile extension.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 09:18 PM

Snowy owl that captured DC's imagination dies in Minnesota

The snowy owl was rehabilitated at the U’s raptor center after being hit by a Washington bus.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 06:50 PM

Polar bear twins coming to Como Zoo

Neil and Buzz, St. Paul’s polar bears, will get their new neighbors this fall.

Updated: August 23, 2014, - 05:53 PM

Generation Next pushes ambitious plan to reduce achievement gap

Gaps in graduation rates between white students and minority students persist. The plan from Generation Next, the education reform group led by former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, aims to reduce that gap.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 10:32 AM

Minnesota teachers who pay for kids' supplies get some help

Groups donate time, goods to fill a gap for strapped districts, parents.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 08:10 AM

Union praises Edina schools, blasts Minnetonka district on child labor complaints

A laborers union said it found the violations at school sites as districts add on to prepare for all-day kindergarten...

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:34 PM

One complaint resolved, another drags on in Twin Cities child labor complaints

Edina School District has solved claim, but Minnetonka case is one still being reviewed.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 07:17 PM

Three Rivers Park Dist. to lease gadgets that help locate lost visitors

District hopes devices will aid vulnerable park-goers.

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 08:43 PM

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