Current Children's Research and Policy News
A collection of local, national, and international news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Ninth annual check of state’s entering kindergartners showed more have health insurance, yet barriers to health care access still exist.
Annual survey shows the number of Silver State kindergarteners with health insurance has spiked to 92 percent.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation funds support research and awareness programs for Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy at UNLV, Children’s Advocacy Alliance.
Community event to focus on issues related to children’s quality of life in Nevada and includes free admission to Las Vegas Natural History Museum.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Children's Research and Policy In The News
With a persistent early learning shortage in Nevada, some families are turning to online alternatives to prepare their kids for kindergarten — a goal that research shows makes an impact on reading scores and achievement rates in elementary school and beyond.
The United States is about to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to 21 years, with bipartisan support and Big Tobacco approval.
Nevada doesn’t make it easy for kids.
Deborah Pinkerton took her grandson for his 18-month check up in August when his pediatrician found elevated blood lead levels.
With a new school year in full swing, parents of preschool-aged children may be asking themselves whether or attending preschool makes much a difference for young developing minds.
Despite marginal improvements in child well-being since 2010, Nevada remains ranked among the worst states in a nationwide study about the topic released Monday.