A Florida high school principal was fired earlier this week for the second time over comments he made in 2018 over the Holocaust curriculum taught in his school.
The Palm Beach County School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to finalize William Latson’s termination as principal of Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The board decided to fire Latson for the second time after he was reinstated in October on the recommendation of a state administrative law judge.
Latson ignited an international uproar after telling a parent of a Spanish River student that, as principal, Latson had to remain “politically neutral” on whether the Holocaust was a historical event or not. Latson said he had to be mindful of those who push for more education of the Holocaust in school, as well as those who believe the Holocaust never happened, according to the Sun Sentinel.
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