BALTIMORE (WUSA9) - A teacher was fired after a Facebook video showing her yelling at students, calling them 'idiots' and using the n-word during an in-class eruption went viral.
The teacher worked at Harlem Park Middle School. The principal of the school addressed the video Thursday morning and said that teacher is no longer a Baltimore City Public School employee, WJZ reported.
The school released the following statement:
“Yesterday a middle school science teacher at Harlem Park Elementary/Middle School engaged in verbally abusive behavior and made racially charged comments directed at students. The teacher involved in the incident is no longer employed by City Schools.
At Baltimore City Public Schools, we are committed to creating positive and equitable learning environments in school communities where all members are welcome, supported, and valued. No form of discriminatory behavior of any kind is or will be tolerated.”