An Alabama school district is trying to break the cycle of poverty by enrolling students in programs that allow them to eventually graduate with college credits or degrees

Soaring 1,000 feet above rural Alabama, Trent Stewart is airborne for the second time in his life. The 17-year-old takes control of the three-seat aircraft for just a moment before his flight instructor is in charge again, steering Trent closer to the 10 hours of flight time he needs before he can feel the fear and exhilaration of a solo flight.

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