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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Principal of LeBron's 'I Promise' School in Akron On Paid Leave After Accusation She Slapped Student

Posted By on Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 2:46 PM

click to enlarge The I Promise school - COURTESY LEBRON FAMILY FOUNDATION
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  • The I Promise school



The Akron public school system today said that Brandi Davis, who's been the principal at the I Promise School since it opened four years ago, has been placed on paid leave as it investigates a report she slapped a student.

The incident in question happened this week. Davis, according to the Akron Beacon Journal's report, told a parent she slapped her son after he used profanity. The parent filed a report with the police and the board of education.

'I Promise' is an Akron public school that operates in partnership with the LeBron James Family Foundation, which released a statement today:

"We are family, and that means we support every one of our I PROMISE educators, students, and family members through anything they may be going through. In this and in every case, we will always do everything we can to make sure all are loved and supported during these times as we learn and grow as a family."

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