Kenosha Begins Closing Schools as Protesters Flood City, Unrest Begins

Kenosha Begins Closing Schools as Protesters Flood City, Unrest Begins


The Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has announced that five of its schools will switch to remote learning for the remainder of the week as a safety precaution ahead of potential violence over the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial.

The news came as jurors began their third day of deliberations in the high-profile trial on Thursday.

Hello! I’m live in #Kenosha at Harborside Academy, and you can see in this pic just how close the school is to the courthouse, where verdict watch continues in the #KyleRittenhouse trial.

It’s one of 5 schools making changes due to the trial, I’ll explain at 5a on @WISN12News pic.twitter.com/CyvCgR13UA

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— Chernéy Amhara (@CherneyAmharaTV) November 18, 2021

Rittenhouse, 18, is facing homicide and other charges

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