KIDS DO COUNT

Minnesota needs to make sure all kids are counted as part of the 2020 U-S Census. That’s among the key highlights of an annual report that serves as an indicator of child and family well-being in the state. Bharti Wahi, who heads the Children’s Defense Fund of Minnesota, says an under-count can have a big impact on how public systems are funded….

Wahi says a strong outreach network has already been established for next year’s census count, so she is confident the state will account for all of its residents.