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: WATCH: Drone Video Shows Endangered Right Whales 'Hugging' In Cape Cod Bay
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: Mikayla Miller Death Investigation In Hopkinton Could Take 3 Months Or More, DA Says
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: Swan Boats Return To Boston Public Garden On Saturday
Burnett says the academy is truly the result of a community partnership.