Police and school officials in Danville Ind discuss the threats that led to the district39s canceling of classes on Thursday RTV6

Police and school officials in Danville, Ind., discuss the threats that led to the district's canceling of classes on Thursday.

Indiana district cancels classes after 2 students are arrested for alleged threats

Meanwhile, other schools systems around the nation that have received threats decide to keep classes in session.

Schools in Danville, Ind., were closed Thursday and two students have been arrested after online threats were made against schools.

In addition, the district in Plainfield, Ind., about 10 miles from Danville, also canceled classes after receiving a threat.

RTV6 in Indianapolis reports that authorities arrested two Danville students, both boys, for allegedly making death threats against classmates at Danville Community High School

Elsewhere around the United States, several districts were holding classes Thursday despite receiving threats similar to the ones received earlier this week by school systems in Los Angeles and New York City.

The Associated Press reports that the Miami-Dade County, Dallas and Houston school districts received "less-than-credible" threats by email late Wednesday, and decided that schools would be open Thursday. Officials from Broward County (Fla.) Public Schools also reported getting a threat, but announced In a tweet that all schools would be open Thursday.

The arrests in Danville came after a report that a student was planning to bring a gun to school Thursday. Police used social media and other techniques to find the students who allegedly made threats. The first student made a threat about getting a weapon, and the second responded with "You can't stop all of us."

Thursday was scheduled to be the last day of class in Danville before the holiday break. Classes will resume Jan. 4. The district, about 27 miles east of Indianapolis, has about 2,500 students, and the high school has about 800 students.

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