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JAG-K donation gives 100 laptops to some of Kansas’ most vulnerable students

A donation of 100 Chromebooks to Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas will help provide some stability for students in foster care.
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JAG-K Receives Donation to Help Students in Foster Care

Transition Services received a donation of 100 Chromebooks that will help students in foster care with their schoolwork.
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35 JAG-K Programs Earn Top National Honor

For the sixth consecutive year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates national organization announced that the Kansas affiliate earned the organization’s 5 of 5 Award.
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Topeka High JAG class plants seed for the future

Topeka Capital-Journal, July 23, 2020 See original article For Carlos Kelly and Topeka High’s Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas students, the last couple of months have been all about planting a seed. Since mid-May, Kelly and fellow JAG-K career specialist Teresa Leslie-Canty have been working with a group of Topeka High JAG student volunteers to build…
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JAG-K Students Succeed Regardless of Race, Ethnicity

Grad Rate and Employment Success are Higher for JAG Students of Color
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May 21 2019

Students become first JAG-K qualifiers from GC and Holcomb

Garden City Telegram - May 21, 2019 Students from Garden City High School and Holcomb High School became the first students from their respective towns to qualify for the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas National Student Leadership Academy. Vianca Esquivel of Garden City, who qualified in regional JAG-K competitions earlier this ...
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May 11 2019

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 ...
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Apr 25 2019


14 students qualify for National Student Leadership Academy in Washington, D.C. TOPEKA (April 25, 2019) - Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) hosted more than 200 JAG-K students from across Kansas at its annual State Career Development Conference (CDC) in Salina on April 17, 2019. The students, who qualified ...
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