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LeBron James Opens Public School for At-Risk Students in his Hometown

July 30, 2018

By: Eyasu Delesa

In what he says will be "one of the greatest moments" of his life, LeBron James is set to open a new school for at-risk students in his hometown of Akron, Ohio on Monday.

The I PROMISE School, established by the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools, will educate 240 new students who qualify for the program based on socioeconomics and academic standards. 

The school will be comprised of third and fourth graders, along with over 40 staff members, Sports Illustrated reports.

James has also promised full tuition coverage to the University of Akron for students who complete the program, SI says.

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