Current Children's Research and Policy News
UNLV takes on another school semester with precaution and discovery.
UNLV child advocacy expert Amanda Haboush-Deloye examines the pandemic’s impact on abused youth, and how medical professionals and others can help reverse the trend in unreported cases.
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.
Children's Research and Policy In The News
Experts are sharing tools for teachers to spot signs of abuse during distance learning.
Reports of child abuse are significantly down in Clark County and it’s prompting concern that more cases might be going unnoticed because children aren’t in school.
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.