'We have to reach every child’: Blue Ridge PBS offering classes for kids at home
ROANOKE, Va. – Blue Ridge PBS is going back to its educational roots. For example, Mondays are about physical education, Tuesdays are arts and crafts, Wednesdays are theatre arts and so on. In 2012, Blue Ridge PBS lost state funding, which effectively shut down their education department. “Some kids don’t have a computer,” said Will Anderson, president and CEO of Blue Ridge PBS. “Some kids don’t have internet access and this basically gets education (well you know everyone has a TV), it gets education into the homes.
Shaping more than skateboards at Salemtown Board Company
Shaping more than skateboards at Salemtown Board Company At Salemtown Board Company in Nashville, Tenn., 27-year-old Will Anderson can turn a slab of middle Tennessee oak into a world-class sidewalk cruiser. Anderson started the company two years ago as a way to teach neighborhood kids about discipline and dedication. It's not so much about shaping boards, he tells Tracy Smith, as about shaping lives.cbsnews.com