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Racial gaps in high school graduation rates shrunk in North Dakota in 2016

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North Dakota among Top 10 States in Country for Child Well-Being

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Karen Olson is the program director for North Dakota KIDS COUNT, a program sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and housed in the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University. On June 13th, 2017, the Casey Foundation released the 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book, an annual assessment of children’s well-being in the United States. In this article, Karen answers some questions about this year’s Data Book and what it has to say about the status of North Dakota’s children, relative to other states.


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