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

West school briefs: Perpich Center gets new board members

GOLDEN VALLEYPerpich Center gets new board membersGov. Mark Dayton has announced the selection of three new board members for the...

Updated: July 16, 2013, - 03:18 PM

New Education Minnesota leader brings new style

Denise Specht’s admirers say she’ll heed teachers’ voices and be a powerful motivator.

Updated: July 09, 2013, - 10:42 PM

'Genuine Genius': Edina nonprofit stresses things autistic kids do well

An Edina nonprofit has launched a website seeking to highlight some of the unique abilities of children and young adults with autism.

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 03:00 PM

West school briefs: Crosswalk coming near Washburn Elementary

BloomingtonCrosswalk coming near WashburnThe city of Bloomington will install pedestrian-activated warning signs at a newly created crosswalk on W. 84th...

Updated: July 02, 2013, - 02:28 PM

Legislature's $485 million windfall for schools not reflected in new district budgets

New budgets conservative even as $485 million headed to schools.

Updated: June 29, 2013, - 10:15 PM

West school briefs: New St. Louis Park High principal selected

St. Louis ParkKaretov selected as high school principalJoann Karetov, currently principal of Columbia Heights High School, has been selected to...

Updated: June 25, 2013, - 01:44 PM

West metro school briefs: Wayzata Foundation sets golf event

WayzataWayzata foundation schedules golf eventThe Wayzata Public Schools Education Foundation will be hosting its first golf event at the Wayzata...

Updated: June 18, 2013, - 04:18 PM

Teacher shortage shortchanges disabled students in Minnesota

As Minnesota scrambles to educate more high-needs students, teachers say the job is increasingly dangerous.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 09:15 AM

West school briefs: Jefferson, Minnetonka theater students honored

West Metro2 theater students talents recognizedEmilee Hassanzadeh from Bloomington Jefferson High School and Karl Amundson from Minnetonka High School have...

Updated: June 11, 2013, - 04:33 PM

West school briefs: Wayzata Community Ed offers defensive driving class

WayzataCommunity Ed offers defensive driving classWayzata Community Education is offering a defensive driving class on June 20.Participants can get a...

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 02:34 PM

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