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All schools in the vast Los Angeles Unified School District have been ordered closed due to a threat.
The district says it received an “electronic threat” against many of its schools, but it did not disclose any details on the nature of the threat as searches were underway.
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) December 15, 2015
The district, the second largest in the nation, has 640,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade and more than 900 schools and 187 public charter schools.
The district spans 720 square miles including Los Angeles and all or part of more than 30 smaller cities and some unincorporated areas.