Threat that prompted closure of @LASchools appears to be hoax @RepAdamSchiff http://lat.ms/1O2NdST
Live Updates (LA Times & LAUSD)
Please note that the following text is an excerpt from the LAUSD Live Update page on their website:
All L.A. Unified schools closed. The safety and well-being of our students remain the Los Angeles Unified School District’s top priority. Resulting from a threat received, all schools were closed today over concerns for student and employee safety. Please check back often for updates. Also call (213) 241-2064 to hear a recorded message, or follow the District’s Twitter feed @LASCHOOLS as well.
A listing of messages sent to employees, and parents. Updates will be posted throughout the day.
3:30 p.m. - News conference set for 5:30 p.m. at District headquarters, 333 S. Beaudry Ave., Los Angeles 90017, in what is known as the "blue room.".
2:30p Dear Parents/Guardians: The safety of all children in the Los Angeles Unified School District is our number one priority. As you have been informed, all schools in LAUSD were closed today for precautionary reasons in response to threats that are being investigated.
Many parents have requested guidance about how to help their children at home. The attached handout, in English and in Spanish, provides specific strategies for helping children manage stress during difficult times.
For current information regarding today’s events, visit www.lausd.net or call the LAUSD Information Hotline at (213) 241-2064. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.