Photo by Keith Allison - CC licenseBasketball star LeBron James hopes to change one statistic that has always been too high: the high school drop-out rate.

James will lead a new stay-in-school initiative being unveiled in Washington DC on Monday called “26 Seconds,” a reference to how often studies show a high school student drops out of school.

The project is sponsored by State Farm, the insurance company with whom James has had a business relationship with for many years.

(READ the AP story in African-American Reports)

Thanks to George Cook for submitting the link!
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