Here's one substitute teacher who won't have to worry about discipline problems in his class? David Bruton, safety for the Denver Broncos, is turning the NFL lockout into an opportunity to teach.
Bruton returned to his home town of Dayton, Ohio to sub for his old high school. The Notre Dame grad fills in to teach social studies and credit recovery classes, according to Yahoo! Sports.
One one level, I really enjoy the novelty and the spirit behind a professional athlete getting involved in school. On the other hand, there are a lot of qualified, talented teachers out of work or fighting for their jobs. Does this media image of Bruton playing teacher downplay the profession?
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