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

Proposed student shuffle in Osseo schools underlines district contrasts

Families feel strongly about boundaries, grade realignment.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 07:33 PM

Minnesota braces for brutal cold, icy roads

Just before midnight Monday, temperatures in the Twin Cities dropped to 23 below, the coldest in a decade and practically a generation.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 07:30 AM

Wicked cold tightens its grip on schools, travelers and stadium work

Cars stalled, pipes burst and life slowed to a crawl.

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 11:26 PM

Minnesota preps for some of coldest temperatures in 20 years

Gov. Dayton took the rare step of canceling classes on Monday due to subzero temps. Several other organizations followed suit. Wind chills could drop as low as -60 early Monday morning.

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 05:44 PM

Bundle up and batten down: 2014 will get a frigid welcome in Minn.

Extreme cold and road-slickening snowfall will dominate through New Year’s Eve and late into the week.

Updated: December 30, 2013, - 08:51 PM

Bloomington elementary teacher guilty of kicking, slapping students

Woman, 60, slapped, grabbed and kicked elementary students.

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 08:29 PM

Chanhassen students conduct experiment on turning off cellphones

When Chanhassen student researchers asked diners to forgo cellphone use during their evening out, interesting things happened.

Updated: December 17, 2013, - 02:59 PM

Study finds more Minnesota kids better prepared for kindergarten

State officials believe early learning investments are paying off big for schools, families.

Updated: December 12, 2013, - 08:45 PM

All-day kindergarten grows in Twin Cities west metro area

West-metro schools are eagerly devoting resources to free all-day kindergarten.

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 03:06 PM

West metro school briefs: Information session on gifted program set

Parents of children in the Minnetonka School District can learn more about a program for gifted students at an information...

Updated: December 10, 2013, - 03:00 PM

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