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

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

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 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

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