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

Edina school board to vote on $125M referendum

The $125 million measure for school upgrades would be the district’s first in over 10 years.

Updated: January 12, 2015, - 05:57 AM

Cold mixed with mischief hurts school attendance

The brutal blast of arctic air that shut down schools across Minnesota on Wednesday also gave students a good excuse...

Updated: January 08, 2015, - 06:28 AM

Blast of dangerous cold closes many schools in Minnesota

A blast of dangerously cold weather prompted many districts to close for Wednesday, as education officials wrestled with how best to protect students from the minus-30 windchills forecast.

Updated: January 07, 2015, - 01:23 PM

Students form new relationship with Minnetonka seniors

Minnetonka senior citizens hope to get more invested in local high schools.

Updated: January 06, 2015, - 02:27 PM

We're in a deep freeze, and in Twin Cities classes go on

Minneapolis and St. Paul schools implement new weather rules on when to close. Now, the windchill must be at least 35 below. As of Monday morning, the Twin Cities just missed that threshold.

Updated: January 05, 2015, - 06:20 PM

Citing an oversight need, schools push Dayton to name school trust lands director

Schools say they were promised governor would name director for their 2.5 million-acre land trust.

Updated: December 31, 2014, - 03:48 PM

School foundations give Minnesota kids a leg up

Most conversations about school funding in Minnesota revolve around federal and state dollars or the lack thereof. Local investments in...

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 06:17 PM

New school bathrooms seek to ensure that all genders feel safe and welcome

Walking to the bathroom can be a 20-minute odyssey for Blake School’s Schmitty Smith.Smith must traverse four flights of stairs...

Updated: December 25, 2014, - 10:40 PM

Minnesota recognizes 22 high-performing schools

The “Celebration School” honor goes to improved schools that get federal poverty aid.

Updated: December 17, 2014, - 07:23 PM

Osseo students get chance to hone interest in engineering

Recognizing the value in science, technology, engineering and math skills, Osseo High School is making a major investment in Project Lead the Way.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 03:11 PM

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