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JAG-K Continues to Meet Students’ Needs Despite School Closures

(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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Pratt JAG-K students show off skills at regional meet

Pratt High students in JAG-K (Jobs for America’s Graduates) competed at the Regional Career Development Conference on March 4, where Pratt earned third as a team and qualified two students for State in their respective events.
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Abused, Neglected, Rescued, Saved; How JAG-K Helped a Kansas Girl Reclaim Her Life

KPR's J. Schafer reports on one of those students who claims JAG-K isn't just helping her succeed... it helped save her life.
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Munoz to serve on Apply Kansas committee

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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Leslie-Canty nominated for national LifeChanger of the Year award

Leslie-Canty, a Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas teacher, was also nominated by an anonymous student. She was recognized for relating to her students on a personal level, and she talks about her own struggles so students can learn from her mistakes.
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Matlock honored for service to JAG-K and Hays community

(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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Mar 15 2020

Pratt JAG-K students show off skills at regional meet

By Kahrie Stegman - Hutchinson News Pratt High students in JAG-K (Jobs for America’s Graduates) competed at the Regional Career Development Conference on March 4, where Pratt earned third as a team and qualified two students for State in their respective events. There are many events students could choose to ...
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Feb 25 2020

Abused, Neglected, Rescued, Saved; How JAG-K Helped a Kansas Girl Reclaim Her Life

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, by J. Schafer You may have never heard of the national program called JAG, or "Jobs for America's Graduates." The non-profit, school-based program is designed to help students succeed in life. First, by making sure they graduate and second, by helping them land a job. At ...
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Feb 19 2020

Munoz to serve on Apply Kansas committee

Michael Munoz Applying to college can be overwhelming to both students and their parents, especially for those pursuing secondary education for the first time. Michael Munoz is going to help with that. Munoz, a Regional Director for the Topeka area's Jobs for America's Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K), has been invited to serve ...
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JAG-K is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that partners with students facing various barriers to success, helping them graduate high school and then on to a successful career path.

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