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Check & Connect Featured on Massachusetts News Site

Publication date: 
January 23, 2018

ICI's Check & Connect was featured on Wicked Local Newburyport, a Massachusetts news site in the article, "Amesbury launches mentor program for at-risk kids." The article tells how Amesbury public school educators are working with the local police department to implement Check & Connect, a school engagement program. "At the core of Check & Connect is a trusting relationship between the student and a caring, trained mentor, who both advocates for and challenges the student to keep education relevant," according to the article. "The Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota is the only approved provider of Check & Connect resources and training."