The Providence Center opens state’s first recovery high school

PROVIDENCE – Anchor Learning Academy, the state’s first recovery high school, was opened in August by The Providence Center. More

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The Providence Center opens state’s first recovery high school

Posted 9/10/12

PROVIDENCE – Anchor Learning Academy, the state’s first recovery high school, was opened in August by The Providence Center.

The school is a two-year pilot project, approved by the R.I. Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education last March, meant to help high school students who have completed substance-abuse treatment keep up their academic studies while maintaining their recovery.

“Studies have demonstrated that virtually every student who completes treatment and returns to their schools is offered drugs on their first day back,” Dale K. Klatzker, president and CEO of the Providence Center, said in a statement. “The Anchor Learning Academy offers a means for these students to achieve their potential both academically and as a person in recovery.”

The school will provide recovery groups, recovery sponsorship and access to clinical services with academic standards in line with the state’s requirements.

There are 35 recovery high schools operating in 10 states around the country, including three in Massachusetts.

The Anchor Learning Academy pilot is supported through a grant from The Rhode Island Foundation and the per-pupil allocation provided by the state’s school districts. •

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