Job training and community college put coal miners on a new path

JOHN YANG: Now we return to our Rethinking College series.

This week, we take a look efforts to help unemployed coal miners earn community college degrees and get on-the-job training.

Hari Sreenivasan has our report, part of our weekly segment Making the Grade.

HARI SREENIVASAN: In the heart of Appalachia, generations of coal miners have lived through good times and bad.

CHRIS FARLEY, Former Coal Miner: We will have some early tomatoes. Then we will have…

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