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LA students returning to school after threat

11 months 3 weeks 2 days ago December 16, 2015 Dec 16, 2015 Wednesday, December 16 2015 December 16, 2015 10:33 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

LOS ANGELES  - Students are heading back to class a day after an emailed threat triggered a shutdown of the vast Los Angeles Unified School District.

School buses are rolling Wednesday morning and parents are dropping off children at campuses in the nation's second-largest school district.

The decision Tuesday to close the district with 640,000 students came after a school board member received an email threatening a large-scale attack.

District Superintendent Ramon Cortines says he ordered the closure as a precaution.

New York City schools received a similar threat but officials there concluded that it was a hoax.

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