Original story posted at https://kansaspublicradio.org/kpr-news/good-news-jag-k-student-kiras-compelling-story-inspires-generous-listener By J. Schafer – Kansas Public Radio, April 30, 2020 There’s been a lot of bad news to report lately: from new cases of coronavirus to rising unemployment numbers.  But today… we actually have some good news to share.  So turn up the radio, sit back and listen.  KPR’s J.…

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Brad Lingafelter of Haviland, regional director of Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) programs, was recently selected to participate in the organization’s National Training Academy.

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(TOPEKA) — When schools closed their doors in mid-March due to the COVID-19 virus, they scrambled to continue operations. They would need to teach and support students by every means possible in lieu of holding regular school sessions. Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG-K), a multi-year, in-school program for students in grades 7-12, was positioned to…

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