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Local athletic director placed on administrative leave

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A Franklin Township Community School Corporation employee has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, the school corporation announced on Thursday.

According to a release, Burt Austin was placed on administrative leave with pay, effective Feb. 9. The school says this is a personnel matter, and they’re limited to what information they can and cannot release about Austin’s status.

Austin is currently the high school athletic director and football coach.

The Franklin Township Community School Corporation says anyone in the community with questions should contact Mr. Ron Blackgrave at