KIDS COUNT Data Book highlights how an undercount in the 2020 Census threatens hard-won progress for children and their families

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This commentary on the KIDS COUNT data book recommends the following steps to make sure we count all kids: Keep the untested citizenship question off 2020 Census questionnaires: maximize the Census Bureau’s capacity; fund state and local outreach; expand the pool of trusted messengers; address the digital divide; address privacy and confidentiality concerns.