Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • The challenges of “screening” for domestic violence: http://reut.rs/NpzKvU
  • New York City – along with DC – has seen huge increases in shelter needs over the past year: http://nyti.ms/OmQ8x2
  • Summer is winding down and school will be starting up again soon. Here’s a look at the impact homelessness can have on students: http://bit.ly/PmU3Gv
  • Domestic violence often goes under-reported, and the problem may be even worse for undocumented immigrants: http://huff.to/NHBRt2

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