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

School in Twin Cities? No. Classes? Yes, online.

While January’s unusual string of cancellations worries some administrators, a few schools are going online to stay on track.

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 11:38 PM

January school closings may lead to makeup days in June

Cold-related school closings have districts checking their calendars to make sure they’ll meet the state-required 170-day minimum.

Updated: January 24, 2014, - 08:49 AM

Osseo backs off elementary school swap plan

Osseo school administrators have backed off on a controversial plan to move about 100 students from Basswood Elementary to Oak...

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 09:15 PM

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

No. 13: Gov. Dayton calls off school statewide because of cold

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

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