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

Frank Wilderson Jr., first black VP at U, to be honored for long career

He has spent decades creating a hospitable space for black students, faculty and others

Updated: April 16, 2015, - 03:03 PM

School districts mulling chance for teens to sleep later

More districts weigh shift, which helps sleepy teens perform better in the classroom.

Updated: April 06, 2015, - 07:44 PM

Minnesota board accused of denying licenses to qualified teachers

Four teachers have sued the Minnesota Board of Teaching, accusing the state agency of routinely denying licenses to qualified teachers, many of whom are teachers of color or teach in hard-to-fill areas such as special education or English language learner instruction.

Updated: April 02, 2015, - 10:09 PM

Family, St. Louis Park schools reach $3M settlement in boy's drowning

Twelve-year-old Abdullahi Charif died last year several days after he was found floating in a pool following a middle-school swim class.

Updated: April 02, 2015, - 08:30 PM

Minnesota's No Child Left Behind waiver renewed for four more years

Minnesota and four other states were first group to receive waiver renewals.

Updated: March 31, 2015, - 06:59 PM

Special education students at Harrison Education Center subject to fights, poor instruction, federal complaint claims

Group claims Minneapolis school is failing special education students.

Updated: March 27, 2015, - 10:03 PM

'Grow your own' teacher of color programs provide a solution

Districts are stepping up efforts to hire teachers of color as student diversity is increasing across Minnesota.

Updated: March 22, 2015, - 10:54 PM

Breck student honored for project mixing Indian history, science

Grant Two Bulls’ work analyzing 200-year-old pollen samples is creating a new and fascinating snapshot of an American Indian encampment on Lake Calhoun.

Updated: March 19, 2015, - 09:51 AM

Former and current athletes square off across the volleyball net

On one side, youth. On the other, experience. Guess who usually wins when students and seniors play volleyball?

Updated: March 10, 2015, - 01:00 PM

Dayton calls students overtested, wants to trim mandated tests

The governor inserted himself into a contentious debate about the amount of time children spend taking exams each year.

Updated: March 07, 2015, - 09:06 AM

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