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

Blue Water boys and girls tackle 'Guys and Dolls'

Blue Water Theatre Company stages the show with students from about 15 metro-area high schools.

Updated: July 25, 2012, - 12:12 AM

Teen's documentary questions 'Minnesota Nice'

Edina graduate's film about bullying has an all-student perspective, making it "more powerful," he said.

Updated: July 24, 2012, - 03:32 PM

With this ring, diver wins yet another heart

A hobby scuba diver recovered the bands from Lake Minnetonka - and made Marisa Nelson's day.

Updated: July 23, 2012, - 11:47 PM

Minnesota's alternate path for aspiring teachers still is untraveled

Lack of interest six months into the program surprises supporters.

Updated: July 08, 2012, - 11:50 PM

Cosby to keynote charter schools conference

The annual National Charter Schools Conference in Minneapolis this week will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the nation's first charter school in St. Paul.

Updated: June 17, 2012, - 07:39 PM

Juneteenth mixes pride with fun

The annual celebration marks a key event in the history of black Americans.

Updated: June 16, 2012, - 10:45 PM

Education beat: Reading Corps expands tutor ranks

The Minnesota Reading Corps is looking to recruit up to 1,000 paid tutors next school year to help students statewide.

Updated: June 13, 2012, - 07:52 PM

Edina teen triumphs over trouble as a top graduating scholar

Cavonte Johnson doesn't let adversity stop dreams of becoming an engineer and playing football

Updated: June 09, 2012, - 07:51 PM

Affluent schools stay on top in new Minnesota rankings

Minnesota's school accountability system was retooled to take new criteria into account, but familiar patterns stubbornly remain.

Updated: May 22, 2012, - 06:22 AM

Minnesota schools are poised to get new grades

New system is result of waiver from requirements of No Child Left Behind law.

Updated: May 21, 2012, - 06:19 AM

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