Boca Raton school board “received thousands of comments from Holocaust survivors all over the world”

Principal fired for second time over Holocaust remarks
by Scott Travis
November 2, 2020

A principal’s reluctance to say the Holocaust was real — leading to a two-year saga that inflamed his Jewish community and people around the world — reached a possible climax Monday when the School Board decided to fire him for the second time. William Latson was the principal of Spanish River High, a school in Boca Raton that serves a large Jewish population. He told a parent in a 2018 email that, as a district employee, he couldn’t confirm the Holocaust was a factual event. After the story received international attention, he was reassigned, then fired but then rehired last month on the recommendation of administrative law judge who said the firing was improper. READ MORE

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