In The News: Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy

Las Vegas Sun
April 16, 2021

Last week in Las Vegas, a 3-year-old child was found sleeping in the hallway of a hotel. A 2-year-old was found wandering around an apartment complex unsupervised.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
April 1, 2021

Local charities and organizations understand this is a tough time for parents, and there are resources available for those struggling to raise and take care of their children.

KOLO: ABC 8 News Now
March 31, 2021

”Growing a Better Tomorrow for All Children, Together,” is this year’s motto for Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Nevada Current
March 29, 2021

The number of licensed child care providers is down 8% from pre-pandemic levels, according to new numbers from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.

Las Vegas Sun
January 8, 2021

Federal authorities are investigating whether pepper spray has been used illegally against children housed at two of Nevada’s most secure youth facilities, officials said Thursday.

U.S. News & World Report
January 8, 2021

Federal authorities are investigating whether pepper spray has been used illegally against children housed at two of Nevada’s most secure youth facilities.

Associated Press
January 8, 2021

Federal authorities are investigating whether pepper spray has been used illegally against children housed at two of Nevada’s most secure youth facilities, officials said Thursday.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
September 11, 2020

Experts are sharing tools for teachers to spot signs of abuse during distance learning.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
July 31, 2020

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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
January 13, 2020

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.

El Tiempo
December 18, 2019

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.

KNPR News
November 8, 2019

Nevada doesn’t make it easy for kids.