Oklahoma City educators help students face problems inside, outside the classroom - Article Photos 2/10

Heather Sparks uses plastic pieces as she helps two girls understand a math problem where they were asked to determine the area of a shape in a math class at Taft Middle School on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Story about high poverty in the Oklahoma City school district and how it can affect the learning process if a child comes to class hungry, not clothed properly or without adequate sleep due to issues related to poverty. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman