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Nearly 11,000 people have signed an online petition aimed at making Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James the United States Secretary of Education. The petition , which is directed at President Donald Trump, praises James and criticizes current Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: " LeBron James is an inspiration to kids all over the country. He's shown he cares about America's youth and understands the power of public education in helping children meet their true potential.". One of the catalysts for the petition was James opening the I Promise School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, last week. According to Caitlyn Holroyd of The Score, the I Promise School will aid roughly 240 at-risk youths in receiving an education. Full story

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