Tim Latham, a Lawrence High School teacher, was perplexed when his contract was not renewed since he had taught previously for 19 years without complaints. In fact, Latham had always received positive comments about his teaching.
Former LHS students thought Latham was a good teacher and came to his support. Several of the students spoke at a recent school board meeting asking for Mr. Latham to be retained.
A Facebook page, Save Mr.Latham, Lawrence High History Teacher, has swelled from just under 200 members to just under 2000 members in less than two weeks.
Latham’s story was largely told on the Internet but finally was picked up by Fox News on Monday.
Late today, Latham’s attorney issued a statement saying Tim Latham will have his job at Lawrence High School next year after all: Read the rest of this entry »