Tom Axtell

17 Jul Vegas PBS helps students overcome “summer slide”

Experts say students spend the first six weeks of the school year reviewing and re-learning skills and subjects they have forgotten over the summer break. According to Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell (pictured), “Vegas PBS is helping parents, grandparents and caregivers combat summer learning loss with hands-on family engagement workshops, an educational media lending library, and new digital devices that provide dedicated PBS KIDS content all summer long.” To learn more, read Axtell’s column on this subject, which was published in the July 2017 edition of Source Magazine.