LeBron James Plans to Open New Public School

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James speaks after being named the NBA Most Valuable Player during a ceremony at his alma mater St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio May 4, 2009. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk (UNITED STATES SPORT BASKETBALL)


NBA Superstar Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers expands the impact of the Lebron James Family Foundation by announcing the launch of a new state of the art public school for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio his hometown. The school is set to open fall 2018.


According to The Washington Post LeBron says, “This school is so important to me because our vision is to create a place for the kids in Akron who need it most — those that could fall through the cracks if we don’t do something,” James, 32, said in a statement. “We’ve learned over the years what works and what motivates them, and now we can bring all of that together in one place along with the right resources and experts. If we get to them early enough, we can hopefully keep them on the right track to a bigger and brighter future for themselves and their families.”

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