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ACHS and WHS earn JAG-K program honors

Courier Traveler – September 18, 2019 Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate, successful outcomes,…

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Russell and Colby join JAG-K; program earns top national honor

September 15, 2019 by Hays Post TOPEKA – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates 5 of 5 Award. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five categories: graduation rate,…

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JAG-K AWARDED $2500 FROM TACO BELL FOUNDATION

TOPEKA (September 5, 2019) – Today, Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) received a $2500 grant provided by the Taco Bell Foundation to support approximately 4,000 youth in 79 JAG-K programs across the state. The funding will go towards sponsoring the State Career Development Conference in Salina on April 15, 2020. More than 200…

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STUDENT IN FOSTER CARE PRAISES JAG-K PROGRAM

Supporters tell DCF the evidence-based program changes lives  TOPEKA – A student who has been in the Kansas foster care system for years praised Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) as the one consistent element in her life. The student said JAG-K Career Specialists have cared about her and taught her skills that will…

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THREE JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES (JAG) STATE AFFILIATES ANNOUNCE MIDWEST REGIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

45 national qualifying Iowa JAG, JAG-Kansas, and JAG Missouri students will come together for first-of-its-kind event on June 18 in Kansas City, Missouri KANSAS CITY— In a first-of-its-kind event, three Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) State Affiliates are partnering to hold a Midwest Regional Career Development Conference, which will be organized similar to the State…

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IN THE NEWS: Hays High School Senior

‘I knew I needed that second chance’ Hays Daily News: Juno Ogle Of the more than 170 Hays High School seniors who will cross the stage Sunday afternoon, eight of them in particular overcame some incredible odds for the honor. The eight are the first Hays High students to earn their diplomas under the Jobs…

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