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

Role of standardized tests changing in Minnesota

Standardized exams are increasingly being viewed as a way to track college readiness and offer better feedback to schools.

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 07:01 PM

Jeff Erickson returns to Minnetonka High School, this time as principal

After a year away, Jeff Erickson has returned to Minnetonka High School – this time as the school’s top administrator.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 01:39 PM

Aug. 27, 2013: Math gain in Minneapolis

Math scores also dip but educators cautioned the scores aren’t easily comparable to last year.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 01:27 PM

Analysis gives OK to state standardized test scores

Spring computer woes had no impact, state-authorized review found.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:38 PM

West school briefs: Early childhood open house in Robbinsdale

RobbinsdaleEarly-childhood open house slatedRobbinsdale Area Schools has extended an invitation to all families with children up to age 5 to...

Updated: August 20, 2013, - 04:07 PM

Special-needs girls sample Bloomington science, math camp

The camp is intended to teach students that anyone can enjoy and pursue science, technology, engineering and math.

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 09:41 PM

West metro school briefs: Free physicals at Twin Cities Orthopedics

Twin CitiesFree sports physicals available at Twin Cities OrthopedicsStudents who need to complete a physical exam in order to compete...

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 03:57 PM

West school briefs: Perpich school admitting students for new program

Perpich Arts High School in Golden Valley is offering admission opportunities for this fall in its newest program, “artscience.”Using a...

Updated: July 30, 2013, - 04:04 PM

West school briefs: Perpich Center gets new board members

GOLDEN VALLEYPerpich Center gets new board membersGov. Mark Dayton has announced the selection of three new board members for the...

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 03:18 PM

New Education Minnesota leader brings new style

Denise Specht’s admirers say she’ll heed teachers’ voices and be a powerful motivator.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 10:42 PM

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