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News Release: JAG-K Partnership with John Deere in Coffeyville Grows

The JAG-K program at Field Kindley Memorial High School in Coffeyville was recently awarded a grant of $36,000 by a local John Deere unit to help fund the program.
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Success Story: Courtland

Courtland’s attendance in fall of 2020 was spotty at best. He wasn't interested in remote-learning, and was bored with his school subjects. By the end of the semester, he had essentially dropped out.
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News Release: JAG-K Transition Services Helps Students in the Foster Care System

A partnership with DCF and KSDE has helped JAG-K reach out in a novel way to students in foster care, helping them get plugged in at school, on track to graduate, and prepared for careers and post-secondary educational opportunities.
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News Release: McPherson JAG-K Student Awarded Rudd Scholarship

MHS JAG-K Career Association President Kyra Byrd was announced today as one of 30 recipients of the Rudd Scholarship.
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Success Story: Christian

Christian is a recent graduate from Concordia High School who is now serving in the United States Marine Corps. He was a participant in the Concordia JAG-K program his junior and senior year, during which a lack for knowing his career path led to frustrations of an undecided future. But researching career options with his Career Specialist…
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News Release: JAG-K Students Visit Statehouse, Meet with Gov. Kelly, Legislators

Ten JAG-K participants from programs across the state met with Gov. Laura Kelly and some of the state’s top lawmakers and learned about how they can prepare to make their mark in the workplace after graduation.
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Apr 3 2021

Success Story: Courtland

Courtland’s attendance in fall of 2020 was spotty at best. He wasn't interested in remote-learning, and was bored with his school subjects. By the end of the semester, he had essentially dropped out. Despite being unable to meet in person due to the pandemic, Courtland’s JAG-K Career Specialist continued to ...
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Mar 29 2021

News Release: JAG-K Transition Services Helps Students in the Foster Care System

Through its recently developed Transition Services program, Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) is providing new support to students in foster care across Kansas. A partnership with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) and the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) has helped JAG-K reach out in a novel way ...
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Mar 25 2021

News Release: McPherson JAG-K Student Awarded Rudd Scholarship

McPherson High School JAG-K Career Association President Kyra Byrd was announced today as one of 30 recipients of the Rudd Scholarship. The Rudd Scholarship is a Kansas program for Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant. The 4-year award is designed to pay any remaining costs associated with tuition ...
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