In a statement through her attorney, Kellie Chauvin asked that she and her family be given "privacy during this difficult time."
In an interview with a local CBS affiliate, Mayor Jacob Frey said that the order was not to allow the neighborhood to get overrun.
The state leader said demonstrations over Floyd's death in Minneapolis were "life-threatening" instances of "wanton violence."
Three sources told the Associated Press that soldiers in North Carolina and New York were ready for an order to deploy.
The new video shows that Floyd was restrained by three Minneapolis officers, not just one. Only one officer, Derek Chauvin, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with Floyd's death.
"Those responsible must be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law in order to serve justice for George Floyd and his loved ones," the Friday letter said.
"We cannot partner with organizations that do not see the humanity in our students. We cannot be neutral in situations of injustice," the school board director wrote.
According to a news report Friday, Chicago police officers have been told not to use force to break up crowds.
Footage from the ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd have shown fires blazing and clashes with police.
Protesters in Minneapolis took over a police precinct and set it ablaze, while protesters in New York City clashed with police.
George Floyd was a bouncer at a bar not far from here. We're all hurting. But it's hard to see and grasp these riots—what are we doing to our city?
The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed that 29 percent of COVID-19 cases occurred in the African American community, and as protests continue this weekend, there's concern the virus may spread.
On Friday morning, CNN reporter Omar Jimenez resumed covering the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis after being arrested, stating that the officers that made the arrest told him they were just doing their job.
On the third night of protests, videos on social media showed five walls of riot police guarding Chauvin's property from the hundreds of protestors gathered chanting "justice."
One union leader said the detention of Omar Jimenez as he reported on Minneapolis protests was an "absolute outrage."
The social media platform did not remove Trump's post, choosing instead to block users from liking, replying to or sharing the message.
The club owner said she does not know whether Floyd or former police officer Derek Chauvin, who pinned Floyd down with his knee, ever spoke to each other while employed by her.
Jimenez has been a reporter for CNN since 2017, covering breaking news stories for more than 900 of the network's affiliates.
The call to the police was made by an employee of Cup Foods, outside of where the arrest would take place, after Floyd reportedly tried to use a counterfeit $20 bill to purchase items from the store.
Donald Trump told the mayor to "get his act together and bring the City under control," amid protests following the death of George Floyd.
The Twins outfielder deleted the picture from Instagram before apologizing and claiming he was unaware of the meaning of the symbol.
Protesters have gathered across Minneapolis following outrage sparked by the death of George Floyd.
The U.S. president tweeted "I can't stand back & watch this happen" as footage from the demonstrations shows fires and clashes across Minneapolis.
"Any officer who abuses their power or stands by and allows it to happen does not deserve to wear the badge, period," Chicago Police Superintendent David O. Brown wrote on Thursday.
The attorney representing Floyd's family in seeking justice for his death has also called for an end to the violence and looting.
The mall told tenants to close down early as a precautionary measure as protests surrounding George Floyd's death continued in Minneapolis on Thursday.
In the days after his death, a video has emerged online of Floyd pleading with a "lost" younger generation to end gun violence.
Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's sister, thanked all who contributed to the fund as the family seeks justice after the death of her brother.
Tom Austin told Newsweek he is no longer CEO of the F2 Group after a video went viral accusing him of racially profiling a group of black men inside an office building's gym.