News-Sentinel Features Check & Connect in Juvenile Court

Publication date: 
February 7, 2019

The News-Sentinel of Fort Wayne, Indiana reported that the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute has awarded a $217,333 grant to the Allen County Superior Court Juvenile Center’s Check & Connect program, an effort to mentor students in grades K-12. The article notes that Check & Connect—an ICI school engagement program—was developed at the University of Minnesota in the 1990s and it links to the Check & Connect website.

This article was also picked up by Adams News and appeared in other outlets in the area. WANE.com and K-12 Daily covered the story independently.