TheBallerLife.com has learned that NBA star LeBron James surprised students at his new “I PROMISE’ school in Akron, Ohio with a $1 million dollar grant from the Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation to build a brand new gym.
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James’ new “I Promise” school opened last summer to 240 of Akron’s most at-risk 3rd and 4th graders, who were performing below grade level. After a year open, 90 percent of those students are now “meeting or exceeding their individual growth goals in reading and math, outpacing peers across the school district,” according to a statement from the school.
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