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School board votes to reinstate Florida principal fired for Holocaust denial
October 8, 2020
A state administrative judge ruled in August that William Latson should be rehired, though reassigned. Donald Fennoy, superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County, has recommended that Latson be reinstated and given $152,000 in back pay.
Florida principal fired for Holocaust denial could be reinstated
October 6, 2020
Were William Latson to be employed again, it has been requested that he be a “principal on assignment.”
Florida high school principal fired after not recognizing Holocaust as fact
October 31, 2019
The board voted 5-2 with “just cause” to terminate the employment of Spanish River Community High School principal William Latson.
Florida high school principal removed from role after not recognizing Holocaust as fact
July 9, 2019
Spanish River Community High School principal William Latson told a mother of a student in April 2018 who sought to ensure that Holocaust education was “a priority” that “not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.”
Florida high school principal declines to acknowledge Holocaust as fact
July 8, 2019
Matthew Levin, CEO of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, told NBC affiliate WPTV that “the Holocaust isn’t a debatable point; it’s not philosophical.”