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

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

As veteran teachers face more time demands, placing student teachers grows more difficult

The day before Dani Denison was set to begin student teaching at a metro-area high school, she sent an e-mail...

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 10:34 PM

School suspensions down, including black students, state ed officials say

Citing positive changes in the ways schools handle behavior problems, Department says suspensions down 20 percent between 2010 and 2014

Updated: February 20, 2015, - 01:35 PM

Charter schools struggling to meet academic growth

A Star Tribune analysis shows that students in most Minnesota charter schools are failing to hit learning targets and are not achieving adequate academic growth. It also shows a widening gap between success of white and minority students.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 05:35 AM

Minnesota schools lose $74M under GOP plan, White House says

The Republican-backed measure to oust No Child Left Behind would hurt the nation’s poorest schools, the report says.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 09:14 PM

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

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

Updated: February 05, 2015, - 09:55 AM

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