LeBron James sends praise to I Promise students on 1st day of school’s 2nd year

LeBron James sends praise to I Promise students on 1st day of school’s 2nd year
LeBron James speaks at the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018. The I Promise School is supported by the The LeBron James Family Foundation and is run by the Akron Public Schools. (AP Photo/Phil Long) (Source: Phil Long)

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Students returned to Akron’s I Promise School for the first day of the institute’s second year on Monday.

Before children returned, founder LeBron James sent a congratulatory tweet to the school students and staff.

In its inaugural year, I Promise School consisted of third and fourth grade students.

For its second year, the educational partnership between Akron Public Schools and the LeBron James Family Foundation offers year-round enrollment to fifth-graders.

James wasn’t the only person excited about the first day of school.

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