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Learn more about the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in North Dakota

Check out our new report covering the policy basics of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in North Dakota, including state data on foster care by race.

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2022 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The 33rd annual KIDS COUNT Data Book looks at child well-being in states and territories across the country. See how North Dakota stacks up in this new report.

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Using Data to Improve Outcomes for BIPOC Children

Read our new report that takes a look at data disaggregated by race and ethnicity. The legacy of discriminatory policies and broken treaties makes it imperative to consider data disaggregated by race so we can build a system that works better for children of color.

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The Over-Under on the Census Count

Census Must Implement New Data Collection Practices to Stop Undercounting Young Children and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color

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Thoughtful, effective policies and programs rely on solid data. North Dakota KIDS COUNT is dedicated to providing current, relevant, and reliable data to shape the issues affecting North Dakota children and families.


North Dakota KIDS COUNT regularly releases research, data-driven publications, and analysis to help keep policymakers, community members, and advocates up-to-date on the issues affecting North Dakota children and families.


Stay up-to-date with all of the latest announcements, press statements, and news stories about North Dakota KIDS COUNT and our data-driven work to help children in our state.


North Dakota KIDS COUNT is often asked to give presentations on the data, deliver testimony, and provide our expertise on policies moving forward. Find links to our presentations and other resources.

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North Dakota KIDS COUNT is dedicated to improving the well-being of children in our state. When policy decisions are rooted in data and research, kids grow up in economically secure families, live in resilient communities, and meet developmental, health, and educational milestones.

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