The Dedham Public School District terminated a highschool soccer coach for privately disagreeing with the left-wing social justice curriculum being compelled on his youngsters. He is now suing the college district.
David Flynn was the favored head soccer coach at Dedham High School. He has two kids enrolled at completely different faculties within the district, his daughter at Dedham Middle and his son at Dedham Public School elementary. He himself is an alumnus of the college system.
Flynn’s lawsuit is in opposition to the district’s superintendent, Michael Welch, the highschool principal, Jim Fonest, and the highschool’s athletic director, Stephen Traister. Judicial Watch is assisting the former coach, the identical authorized community that investigated Hillary Clinton’s e mail scandal.
A replica of the lawsuit alleges that Flynn’s daughter’s world historical past class was lacking one thing necessary to the course – world historical past itself. Instead of finding out historic civilizations, the instruction was primarily based “on problems with race, gender, stereotypes, discrimination, and politics, amongst different left-wing social points.
One project instructed 12-year-olds to establish “risk factors” and “mitigating factors” when strolling down the road with somebody of a distinct pores and skin coloration. White college students had been taught to concern black individuals with “aggressive body language” or within the “wrong neighborhood.” Black college students had been taught to concern white individuals normally. Emphasis was positioned on fearing the police.
Flynn and his spouse additionally famous a cartoon of a seventh-grade trainer sporting a BLM shirt.
When the couple contacted the principal to deal with the political propaganda being distributed at school, Principal Fonest responded however didn’t, in accordance with the lawsuit, “adequately” deal with their considerations.
Following the e-mail, the superintendent and faculty chairs met with the Flynns. The superintendent insinuated that politics wouldn’t be faraway from the curriculum. Angry, Flynn warned different dad and mom by means of e mail.
The Flynns determined to take their kids out of the general public faculty system, hoping that this may settle the difficulty.
On January 20, Flynn met with Welch, Fonest, and Traister. This turned out to be a termination assembly during which they mentioned Flynn’s e mail warning to different dad and mom.
The superintendent, in a letter, claimed that it was Flynn’s “significant philosophical differences” that rendered him terminated.
“We are writing today and are sorry to inform you that Dave Flynn will not be reappointed as the Head Coach of Dedham High School football,” the letter learn. “We met with Mr. Flynn today because he has expressed significant philosophical differences with the direction, goals, and values of the school district. Due to these differences, we felt it best to seek different leadership for the program at the time.”
There is an online petition presently circulating to reinstate Coach Flynn.