Winner of Best Short Form by AAFCA TV Honors Awards. An intimate look inside the highs and lows of year one at LeBron James’ I PROMISE School, serving the most at-risk students and families in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. All episodes streaming now.
LeBron James brings his vision to life with the opening of the I Promise school. For the students, a new school year brings about new hopes and dreams.
I Promise faculty share their community approach: making sure students learn, eat well, and helping parents get their GEDs.
Bonds are formed and trust established in the “I Promise” circle: a place where students can share and learn about their feelings.
Third-grader Dae’Shaunna and other students struggle to learn while coping with traumatic home lives.
For the faculty, the realities of dealing with students suffering from trauma hits hard.
The fall test is here. For the faculty, that means providing support to the anxious students.