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LeBron James’ new public school in Akron, Ohio, I Promise School, opens on Monday.
The school was created for children at risk of falling behind and offers an infrastructure to improve education and home support.
James called the project “the most important” thing he’s done as a professional, and it could lead a way for other athletes to follow his example.

On Monday, LeBron James is set to unveil what he’s called “the most important” project of his professional career: a school.

The LeBron James Family Foundation I Promise School is based in Akron, Ohio, James’ hometown, and will house 240 students — 120 third-graders and 120 fourth-graders. It was built in partnership with Akron Public Schools and is for children at risk of falling behind. See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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