Naomi Prioleau reports on efforts to train more workers to fill jobs in North Carolina's booming construction industry.
The sounds of high-pitched drills fill the welding department of Guilford Technical Community College on a recent morning. Sparks fly and sweat drips from the faces of students as they work to fuse metal pieces together for a class project.
This is the second story in a series of four about the barriers people face when trying to get out of poverty. This installment introduces us to a single mother in the Triad area trying to get out of poverty by furthering her education.
Naomi Prioleau reports on one Triad woman's journey to get out of poverty by improving her education.