(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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Munoz, a Regional Director for the Topeka area’s Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K), has been invited to serve on an Apply Kansas committee, an initiative through the Board of Regents to support high school seniors in the college application process.

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(HAYS) — In just its second year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) program at Hays High School (HHS) is making a big impression in the Hays community.  JAG-K specialist Johnny Matlock was recently recognized by the Hays Chamber of Commerce as the community’s citizen of the year, in large part for his work at…

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) — A local educational program received accolades for creating pathways to success Tuesday morning.

Gov. Laura Kelly and Chuck Knapp, the president of “Kansas Jobs for America’s Graduates,” or JAG-K, were presented the JAG 5-of-5 award.

The award is given to JAG programs that exceed performance based on helping students successfully transition into post-secondary school, the military, or directly into the workforce.

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“My favorite part of JAG-K has been learning the employability skills,
competing and qualifying in them all the way to nationals, and the
college visits.”
–Jace Tweedy, JAG-K Senior and President of Holcomb JAG-K

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By From Staff Reports / news@morningsun.net Posted Dec 22, 2019 at 6:44 PM PITTSBURG — Pittsburg High School junior Emily Wachter has been selected by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) to represent the state of Kansas at its Youth Ambassador Training in Washington D.C. Wachter and her mother, Shauna Rooks, will attend the event in March, a release said.…

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