MISSION, Texas (KVEO) — The Mission Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) released a statement confirming that one of their employees was no longer with the district after making a racist social media post.
The district first learned of the incident on June 6 and released a statement saying they were investigating the situation.
On June 8, Mission CISD released the following statement:
The employee responsible for a recent racist social media post is no longer employed with the Mission Consolidated Independent School District. We are thankful to live in a community that cares so deeply about the importance of human dignity and equality. Mission CISD will not tolerate racism. The views shared by this one person are not the views of Mission CISD.
Our District is committed to treating all of our students, parents, and community members with respect, dignity, and equality. We will continue to grow and to build on our commitment to this ideal in every aspect of our organization. This includes reviewing and updating annual trainings provided to district employees and students.
No other details have been released.
Editor’s note: This story previously stated the employee had been fired by the district. The district says the employee is no longer with the district, however, they do not state that employee was fired.