Could you live on just $18,000 a year? What if you had to support three other people on that amount? In some areas in Savannah, Georgia, more than half of the residents are living in poverty. For a family of four, that means making less than $25,000 a year.
In response, public school teachers have started attending poverty simulations to better identify with low-income students. Now charter schools are also getting on board. Gabrielle Ware from Here & Now contributor Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.
This segment aired on December 1, 2015.