LAUSD Closes All Schools Amid ‘Credible Threat’ Many Jewish Day Schools Close As well
The nation’s second-largest school district received the safety threat Tuesday morning and called off classes
All Los Angeles Unified School District schools were closed Tuesday until further notice after LAUSD received a “credible threat,” according to school district officials.
The threat was sent via email to a school board member Monday evening and was traced back to an IP address in Frankfurt, Germany, according to spokeswoman Ellen Morgan.
The “messaged” threat mentioned backpacks and other packages, Superintendent Ramon Cortines said at a morning news conference. He described the nature of the threat as “unspecified.”
Many Jewish day schools IN Los Angeles decided to closed there school as well as a precaution.
A threat was also made against New York City schools, but the New York Police Department has deemed it non-credible.