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

Online snow days get early trial run

Some private schools’ online class programs got an early test run Monday when the season’s first snowfall caused closings.

Updated: November 10, 2014, - 10:34 PM

Fridley bus company's performance has parents dismayed

Fridley firm has drawn ire for missing buses, late service. It says it has strong safety record.

Updated: November 10, 2014, - 01:01 PM

Voters support most Minn. school districts' requests for more tax dollars

Eden Prairie, Elk River among districts that came out ahead.

Updated: November 05, 2014, - 10:44 PM

Eden Prairie votes to renew, increase expiring school levy

New construction was another major item in several bond questions.

Updated: November 04, 2014, - 11:35 PM

Eden Prairie schools seek levy renewal to stave off massive cuts

The school district is asking voters for more money; if not, district officials say, they will be forced to cut programs and teacher jobs.

Updated: October 31, 2014, - 05:40 AM

Princeton teacher wins Milken Award, considered the "Oscars” of education

With the national education award comes a $25,000 cash prize and acknowledgment that Angela Harvala is one of the best U.S. teachers.

Updated: October 30, 2014, - 11:21 PM

New Anoka-Hennepin schools leader returns to his roots

David Law returns to district of his youth on a mission to enhance its reputation.

Updated: October 29, 2014, - 09:23 PM

West, north metro schools seek taxpayer help Nov. 4

Robbinsdale district is one of several in the west and north metro seeking levy dollars.

Updated: October 21, 2014, - 02:51 PM

Minnesota schools scramble to catch up on computer coding

An increasing number of Minnesota students are forming software coding clubs, attending coding camps, and participating in organized coding events known as CoderDojos, which are popping up across the state.

Updated: October 20, 2014, - 02:21 PM

Writing Center pairs freshmen 'coaches' with middle-school students

The South View Writing Center helps demystify the writing process and boosts collaboration between students.

Updated: October 14, 2014, - 03:00 PM

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