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Principal at LeBron James’ school resigns over slapping incident

Brandi Davis, the 1st principal of the I Promise College championed by LeBron James in his native Akron, Ohio, has resigned following she was accused of slapping a college student in the experience.

Brandi Davis
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A spokesperson for Akron Community Educational facilities confirmed the information to the Akron Beacon Journal.

Davis’ resignation is a fruits of an investigation that started in September, when she was accused of slapping an 11-yr-old boy in the experience for swearing. At the time, the mom of the 11-yr-old boy instructed the Beacon Journal that her son had a busted, bleeding lip — which was intense looking at he was wearing a mask at the time.

LeBron James at the opening of the I Promise school
LeBron James at the opening of the I Promise university
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The mom instructed the outlet that she questioned the now-previous principal, “Why would you place your palms on my little one?”

Inside the I Promise school
Within the I Promise university
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“We seemed at you all as spouse and children,” the mom reported of the university at the time, noting that trust had been broken. The mom desired the principal to get rid of her position.

The I Promise College is a joint undertaking between the LeBron James Foundation and Akron Community Educational facilities that is in its fourth university yr. It is an elementary university designed to aid at-danger children.

The benefits of the investigation into Davis will be forwarded to the condition of Ohio to ascertain if there are very long-phrase ramifications for her licensing.