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Phenix City School Board says Lowe was not fired

The Phenix City School Board maintains that Woodrow Lowe was not fired as head football coach at Central High School.

“Under Alabama law a coach cannot attain tenure and is employed for a year’s term under a supplemental contract,” wrote Sydney Smith, the school board’s attorney.

“Coach Lowe has been employed under a supplemental contract for each year that he has served as Head Football Coach at Central High School. Coach Lowe was not ‘fired.’ Coach Lowe was not offered a supplemental contract for the 2014-2015 School Year. Coach Lowe remains an employee of the Board and has been asked to return to his teaching responsibilities for the 2014-2105 School Year if he so desires.”

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