Roundup: 7 NY DAs write op-ed for child trauma prevention; LA changes punitive approach to truancy; Calgary, Canada, getting grip on DV

The district attorneys of Queens, Richmond, Onondaga, Monroe, Kings, Bronx and New York counties wrote an op-ed in the New York Daily News supporting NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s request to the state for $5 million for the Nurse Family Partnership Program to help prevent child abuse. In New York, 77,000 children were abused or neglected in 2010. In part, the op-ed said: “Decades of research, beginning in Elmira, N.Y. in 1976, have demonstrated that mothers who volunteered to receive the home visiting service were half as likely to abuse or neglect their

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