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Disrupted the school board meeting -- forcing it to be rescheduled.

Good evening and thank you for joining us.

I'm bob schaper.

This is some video shot by parents and students at district headquarters.

An official from bethel said parents began shouting at the board even before the public comments began.

At the same time... dozens of others were trying to get into the room... which couldn't hold them all.

Eventually the meeting was adjourned and some board members left.

Others stayed and talked to parents.

And if you're wondering what all this anger was about --- two words.

Valentine's day.

Last week we reported that bethel wanted to change the way schools look at certain holiday celebrations.

The goal is to make them more inclusive for everyone.

For example... valentine's day is going to be swapped out for "buddy day."

But that has some parents seeing red.

The board will meet again at 7 o'clock... and they promise to meet in a larger venue so that all parents could be heard.

When we find out where that's at... we'll




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