BOSTON (CBS) – There’s a school in Peabody designed to help “at-risk” high school students.
The Peabody Learning Academy offers a unique learning environment for at risk youth.READ MORE: 'The Most Horrible Experience': Logan Airport Travelers Outraged Over Spirit Airlines Cancelations
The school is located at the North Shore Mall, working in partnership with the Simon Youth Foundation. Peabody School Superintendent Doctor Milton Burnett says the goal is to keep at risk kids in school.READ MORE: Jury Selected In Trial Of Thomas Latanowich, Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon
Burnett says students at the Learning Academy are treated like any other high school student. He says the Learning Academy is patterned after a similar school outside Philadelphia.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Temporary': Federal Eviction Moratorium Extended For Another 2 Months
Burnett says the academy is truly the result of a community partnership.