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

Generation Next pushes ambitious plan to reduce achievement gap

Gaps in graduation rates between white students and minority students persist. The plan from Generation Next, the education reform group led by former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, aims to reduce that gap.

Updated: August 19, 2014, - 10:32 AM

Minnesota teachers who pay for kids' supplies get some help

Groups donate time, goods to fill a gap for strapped districts, parents.

Updated: August 11, 2014, - 08:10 AM

Union praises Edina schools, blasts Minnetonka district on child labor complaints

A laborers union said it found the violations at school sites as districts add on to prepare for all-day kindergarten...

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:34 PM

One complaint resolved, another drags on in Twin Cities child labor complaints

Edina School District has solved claim, but Minnetonka case is one still being reviewed.

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 07:17 PM

Three Rivers Park Dist. to lease gadgets that help locate lost visitors

District hopes devices will aid vulnerable park-goers.

Updated: July 20, 2014, - 08:43 PM

Minnetonka schools say teen worker helped dad

School District rebuts union child-labor claim.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 09:37 PM

Twin Cities union spots child labor, again

A minor was found working at a school site in Minnetonka.

Updated: July 15, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Court: Mpls. Washburn principal’s ouster not backed by evidence

Patrick Exner was fired after accusations that he changed students’ GRAD test answers.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 06:57 PM

StudentsFirst pulls up stakes in Minnesota

The controversial group fought for basic-skills exams, teacher evaluations.

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 12:31 PM

SEIU, Minnesota home health care workers file for union election

The drive may be an uphill battle in light of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling focused on an Illinois case.

Updated: July 08, 2014, - 11:12 PM

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