Cash Gets Kids Out of Gym Class
SCOTT SIMON, Host:
Mr. Braxton, who earned around $30,000 a year, is charged with six counts of bribery. Despite shaking down his students, Mr. Braxton was considered a popular teacher and the basketball coach who turned around a losing team. Principal Nancy Gindle Perry(ph) told the Washington Post the basketball team had lost every game for five years. This year we only lost two games, and they were only by two points. He had a very good rapport with the kids. It's just sad. Our troubled young kids, he could reach them. Yeah, allegedly, clear into their pockets.
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