A Grundy County teacher and coach has been suspended pending an investigation into an altercation between two students.
Jerry Wayne Brown Jr., who according to the school’s website is a physical education teacher and basketball coach, was suspended from his teaching and coaching duties on July 22.
Director of Schools Jessie Kinsey tells Channel 3 the suspension comes after allegations of neglect of duty. Kinsey would not comment on how the allegations relate to the altercation between two students.
“Due to the pending investigation, Grundy County Schools’ administrators are not at liberty to comment or share any further information at this time,” Kinsey said in an email to Channel 3.
Channel 3 has attempted to reach Brown for comment but has not yet heard back.