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News Release: Western Kansas Schools Form Innovative Alliance to Offer Joint JAG-K Program

The school district of Stafford, which has had a JAG-K program since 2013, entered into a partnership with the district of St. John-Hudson this school year to make the program available to the students of both districts.
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News Release: Kansan Helps Lead NSLA Event in Washington D.C.

Ryah Klima, a 2022 graduate of Concordia High School, played an important role in the recent JAG NSLA in Washington D.C. as president of the JAG National Career Association. 
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JAG-K Students Celebrated for Accomplishments

On Tuesday night, Hiawatha JAG-K students were celebrated for their amazing accomplishments in the program.
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News Release: JAG-K Launches “Espresso Yourself with Chuck” Video Series

Hosted by JAG-K President and CEO Chuck Knapp, the program features a variety of guests who describe their careers and the obstacles they've overcome to achieve success. Additionally, the program also often features JAG-K students themselves.
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News Release: Hutchinson High JAG-K Student Works Custodial Job for School

At the end of last school year, Hutchinson High School student Ethan Crabbs hoped to find a summer job. He saw a posting for night custodians at the high school. Having been an active participant in JAG-K since junior high, Crabbs felt ready for the responsibility of this position.
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News Release: JAG-K Students Attend Leadership Development Conference at Wichita State University

More than 400 Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students and staff gathered at Wichita State University this week for leadership development and inspiration from some of the organizations’ foremost supporters.
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Oct 6 2022

News Release: JAG-K Students Visit McPherson Businesses to Learn About Power and Manufacturing

In recognition of October celebrations of Design, Production and Repair Month and Energy Awareness Month, six Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) programs from central Kansas gathered in McPherson to learn about career opportunities at two Kansas businesses. JAG-K is a multi-year, in-school program for students in grades 6-12 that offers ...
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Oct 3 2022

News Release: OSBC Grants $15,000 to JAG-K for Second Year

Topeka - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) will receive a $15,000 grant from the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC) to assist in its mission to help students prepare for successful futures. JAG-K teaches young people career and leadership skills, provides work-based learning opportunities, and helps them earn credentials, ...
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Sep 9 2022

JAG-K Adds 23 New Programs Across State, Including Minneapolis

Salina Post, Sept. 6, 2022 - Click to view original article TOPEKA – Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) has added 23 new programs for the 2022-2023 school year, bringing its number to 104 programs in 48 school districts across the state. The new program locations include Minneapolis. See the full ...
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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.