No. 82-2220.

709 F.2d 9 (1983)

Jackie CANNON, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. BECKVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

July 5, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William C. Bednar, Jr., Austin, Tex., John C. Hardy, Tyler, Tex., for defendants-appellants.

John R. Smith, Center, Tex., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before CLARK, Chief Judge, GOLDBERG and REAVLEY, Circuit Judges.

REAVLEY, Circuit Judge:

The district court found that plaintiff was terminated from his job as superintendent of schools without due process. Defendant school district appeals and we reverse.

Plaintiff Cannon was hired by the Beckville I.S.D. ("B.I.S.D.") in 1976 for a three year term. He signed a written contract, pursuant to the B.I.S.D.'s policy requiring express, written contracts. On February 13, 1978, the Board voted unanimously to extend Cannon's contract...

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