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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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Educational program receives award for helping students find succcess

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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Aug 16 2017


KANSAS (August 16, 2017) - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) announced that 30 of 43 eligible JAG-K programs earned the Jobs for America’s Graduates “5 of 5 Award” for 2016. The 5 of 5 Award is bestowed upon those JAG programs that meet or exceed the performance measures in five ...
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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.