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

Zebra mussels trouble the waters of Detroit Lakes

Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes, the first confirmed sighting of the invasive species in Becker County, near one of Minnesota’s most popular summertime destinations for boaters and anglers.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 01:49 AM

West school briefs: Eden Prairie district hires Mutzenberger

Eden PrairieMutzenberger named director of business servicesJason Mutzenberger has been hired as Eden Prairie public schools’ executive director of business...

Updated: June 18, 2014, - 01:16 AM

Minnesota teacher-prep schools see mixed grades

A new report said most schools need to “raise the bar” for grads, but some got favorable marks.

Updated: June 17, 2014, - 09:59 PM

California teacher tenure ruling is likely to be felt in Minnesota

California says seniority systems hurt kids; some in Minnesota agree.

Updated: June 12, 2014, - 09:49 PM

Edina third-grader saves choking friend with Heimlich maneuver

The 9-year-old had just learned the lifesaving move from dad.

Updated: June 03, 2014, - 09:25 PM

For Minnesota's littlest learners, a new push to close achievement gap

Pre-K programs intended to level the playing field for minority students are gaining traction

Updated: May 31, 2014, - 10:01 PM

Robbinsdale voters to consider technology levy for schools in November

$3.5M would be provided each year to increase tech access for Robbinsdale students, staff.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 02:24 PM

2 indicted in 15-year-old shooting death in Minneapolis

New evidence leads to two men in connection with a 1999 shooting over a drug deal gone bad.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 08:43 PM

In Cincinnati, they're closing the achievement gap

The Ohio school district is closing the achievement gap, boosting the performance and graduation rates of black students.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 10:37 PM

Family files lawsuit in boy's drowning at St. Louis Park school

Abdullahi Charif’s family claims the St. Louis Park School District and teacher failed to prevent his death.

Updated: May 10, 2014, - 02:39 PM

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