In many parts of North Carolina, poverty and a lack of education go hand in hand. That is especially true in the rural, predominantly African American Northeastern part of the state. In Northampton County, nearly a third of the children live in poverty and more than a third of the adults have no high school diploma. But a new charter school in the town of Gaston aims to break the cycle. So far, it is succeeding and also making waves. Leda Hartman reports as part of our series North Carolina Voices: Studying High School.