Teacher fired after racial tirade

Baltimore teacher fired after cell phone video captures her berating students with racial slurs. WBAL's Tim Tooten reports.

(WBAL) --  A Baltimore, Maryland teacher has been fired after making racially charged comments at students.

Baltimore City schools CEO Sonja Santelises made the call to terminate the teacher after watching cellphone video recorded by a student.

"The behavior in that video was not about a teacher trying to regain control of the class. The focus of our reaction was really about the way that teacher went about it, and frankly, the way young people were treated and addressed," Santelises said.

The incident took place a couple of days ago, but it only came to light after the incident was posted on social media.

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