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

School briefs: Minnetonka's St. David's Center holds parenting seminar

MinnetonkaSt. David’s Center holding parenting seminarSt. David’s Center for Child & Family Development will hold a seminar about parent-child attachment...

Updated: April 30, 2013, - 11:12 PM

150 students walk out of Hopkins High School, citing race-related complaints

Citing unequal treatment of some minority students, 150 took part in protest. Earlier, school’s principal held “listening session.”

Updated: April 26, 2013, - 08:39 PM

Minnesota on the lookout for test cheaters

As thousands of Minnesota students tackle state tests this month, education officials say they have strong protocols in place to...

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 10:07 PM

West school briefs: Cologne Academy gets Reading Corps tutor

West MetroCologne Academy gets Reading Corps tutorCologne Academy announced today it has been awarded a Minnesota Reading Corps literacy tutor...

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 01:54 PM

Minnetonka High School principal resigns to take state association post

Dave Adney combined respect, wisdom and wit in getting through to students.

Updated: April 03, 2013, - 12:08 AM

West school briefs: Wooddale Nursery School taking registrations

St. Louis ParkWooddale Nursery School registeringThe public is invited to tour Wooddale Community Nursery School on Tuesday from 4 to...

Updated: April 02, 2013, - 04:54 PM

Officer injures ankle while responding to fight at Eden Prairie High School

The reason for the altercation among six to eight teens wasn’t known. The injury drew more officers to the school.

Updated: March 27, 2013, - 08:24 PM

Rising special ed cases huge cost to schools

A sharp rise in students diagnosed with major disabilities is forcing many schools to take difficult and at times divisive new steps to tailor classrooms to the disabled students’ needs, no matter how expensive that gets.

Updated: March 03, 2013, - 06:13 AM

Statewide task force wants to improve school financing

A statewide task force again will try to figure out a better way to pay for educating students.

Updated: October 03, 2012, - 09:42 PM

Troubled schools submit fix-it plans

Minnesota schools now have more local control over turnaround plans after being freed from unpopular federal mandates.

Updated: September 19, 2012, - 10:01 PM

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