Trapped!: Chaos In The Classroom

Trapped!: Chaos In The Classroom

Join Alpha News Journalist Sheila Qualls in this gripping podcast series as she delves into the alarming rise of violence and the decline of QUALITY EDUCATION in Minnesota schools. Through in-depth interviews, expert insights, and captivating stories, "Trapped!: Chaos in the Classroom" exposes the complex web of factors contributing to these pressing issues. Tune in to explore potential solutions, hear from the voices of students, educators, and parents, and understand how we can work together to create safer and more effective learning environments for our future generations.


March 29, 2023 1 min

In Alpha News' upcoming investigative series podcast, "Trapped Chaos in Minnesota Schools," we delve into the concerning decline of quality education in the state of Minnesota. Through extensive research and interviews with educators, students, and parents, we uncover the root causes of this decline and explore potential solutions to improve the state of education.

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Harding High School’s 15-year-old stabbing victim was a visible sign of the decay in Minnesota public schools.

Devin Scott, who was stabbed to death in the St. Paul high school this year, was a troubled student being passed from school to school. 

“A generation ago, a kid like Devin Scott would never have been in school. He would have been expelled before he ever got to Harding High. So how did he end up there?”


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In schools across the state and nation, expectations have plummeted. Students are no longer disciplined, and their disrespectful and violent behavior is not addressed, leading to lower performance across the board.

The main culprit is restorative justice, says Sheila Qualls.

In episode two of “Trapped!: Chaos in the Classroom,” Alpha News journalist Sheila Qualls talks with teachers, parents, and school board memb...

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Public education in Minnesota is broken. Schools are sacrificing not only safety for social justice, but also education, Sheila Qualls explains in this episode of “Trapped!: Chaos in the Classroom.” 

In episode three, Qualls walks listeners through the ideological agenda of public school teachers and administrators in Minnesota.

Note: Alpha News reached out to the Little Falls, Minnetonka, Prior Lake-Savage, Rosemount-Apple...

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Social-emotional learning has become more important than teaching kids to read and write. The name suggests it's about teaching kids kindness and how to manage emotions, which sounds good. But how many parents know what it really is?

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May 18, 2023 37 mins

We started the podcast to give parents a look inside public education in Minnesota. We told you what's happening. In the last episode, we're going to tell you ways you can advocate for your kid, and if you decide public schools are not a good fit for your family, I'll talk about the alternatives as well.

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