Mark Medina, USA TODAY Published 12:02 a.m. ET April 6, 2020 | Updated 12:31 a.m. ET April 6, 2020CLOSE LeBron James and his charity, “The LeBron James Family Foundation,” partnered with Akron Public Schools to open the I PROMISE school for at-risk youths. USA TODAYLeBron James will not step on an NBA court anytime soon amid uncertainty about the coronavirus pandemic. But he put together a project that should entertain and educate both hoops-crazed fans and the general public.The “I PROMISE” documentary series makes its debut Monday on Quibi, a mobile-only streaming platform that will showcase 15 episodes capturing the varying successes and challenges James, teachers and students have faced since the opening of the “I Promise School” in 2018 in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio.  The show is launching with three episodes, and will unveil new ones the following 12 weekdays. Each episode, which lasts about eight minutes, will deal with specific themes regarding the program’s efforts to close the educational achievement gap in James’ hometown. According to Quibi’s release, “the series will explore the day-to-day trials, triumphs, and life-changing impact of the school staff, students and families working together in a unique, family-first educational environment that embraces the trauma and challenges many


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