Beloit School District cancels classes due to potential protests

BELOIT, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The School District of Beloit closed schools Friday, Nov. 5, due to safety concerns for their students and staff.

The district shared a message on their website saying in part, "We have been informed that an outside group has a planned event in our community that may be disruptive to the school day and to our students and staff. Considering the behaviors, actions, and language of certain groups who do not consider the safety and well-being of others, our buildings are closed and there is no school today."

The district goes on to say, "We have zero-tolerance for hate speech, violence, or threats made against our staff and District. We stand together as a District and community against all forms of hate and racism."

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