Tag Children & families
MADISON — There’s a new threat to children called “sextortion,” a byproduct of the digital age. Child protection workers will learn to manage this growing problem at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 at Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin.
The statewide, online literacy program is aimed at pre-K through high school students, promoting high-quality books throughout the year.
The study is an important first step toward understanding a vital stage of early human development.
Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.
A study by a University of Wisconsin–Madison journalism researcher has found that children who watch television shows with action or violence are more susceptible to messages in the advertisements shown during the programs.
Since last October, the U.S. Border Patrol has apprehended more than 60,000 Central American children who crossed the nation’s southern border on their own.