Former HS Coach Sues School for Retaliation

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A former Massachusetts head football coach and special education instructor is suing his former employer on grounds the school did not reappoint him because he spoke out on issues as a parent.

David Flynn is seeking damages after Dedham High School administrators decided not to reappoint him as head football coach, citing "significant, repeatedly expressed philosophical differences with the direction, goals and values of the school district." 

Flynn was head football coach at Dedham for over 10 years. The decision not to appoint him arose during a contentious meeting between Flynn and school officials.

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