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

Advocates want more state money to expand early education opportunities in Minnesota

Advocates say Gov. Mark Dayton’s pledge of programs for every 3- and 4-year-old in the state has inspired them.

Updated: November 28, 2014, - 10:54 PM

University of Minnesota study bolsters case for all-day preschool

Research found the preschoolers, particularly poor, minority kids, scored better on readiness tests.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 08:49 PM

Bloomington Public Schools set to open College and Career Academy next fall

Career and College Academy will open next fall, and offer classes in four fields that don’t require college.

Updated: November 25, 2014, - 10:43 AM

Three Minnesota students play vital role in antibullying law

They are student representatives on the state council overseeing the implementation of the law, which gives schools across the state new tools to combat student harassment.

Updated: November 22, 2014, - 06:33 AM

Obituary: Scott Wenzel was a passionate voice for public schools

During the 18 years he served on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board, Scott Wenzel was unafraid to take on thorny issues and speak his mind, especially if he believed his actions helped students and teachers, colleagues said.

Updated: November 15, 2014, - 06:48 PM

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

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