Doc­u­men­tary to fea­ture school backed by James

Centre Daily Times (Sunday) - - News -

An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the sub­ject of a fea­ture-length doc­u­men­tary.

The Akron Bea­con Jour­nal re­ports the Akron Pub­lic Schools has ap­proved a deal with a New York City pro­duc­tion com­pany to doc­u­ment the first year of the I Prom­ise School. The school opened in July in James’ home­town and is a part­ner­ship be­tween the school district and the LeBron James Fam­ily Foun­da­tion.

The district ap­proved the agree­ment this week with Blow­back Pro­duc­tions for a doc­u­men­tary that will fo­cus on the suc­cesses, strug­gles and en­deav­ors of stu­dents at the school.

I Prom­ise is de­signed to help at-risk chil­dren with a cur­ricu­lum fo­cused on sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, engi­neer­ing and math.

James, who was formerly with the Cleve­land Cava­liers, now plays for the Los An­ge­les Lak­ers.

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