News and Events


News Release: KHF Grant Creates Partnership Between JAG-Kand Creative Pathways & Means

JAG-K is the recipient of a $25,000 2021 Impact and Capacity Grant from Kansas Health Foundation.
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News Release: JAG-K Summer Activities Can Change Lives

Helping JAG-K students overcome barriers to success requires year-round commitment. Ryleigh Atkinson-McLaury’s internship is the perfect example of the type of experience JAG-K hopes to provide all its students during the summer.
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News Release: Seniors Receive Scholarships from JAG-K

Three participants in JAG-K programs were recently named recipients of the JAG-K Mortimer Scholarship for seniors in high school.
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Letter: JAG Statistics Celebrated By Organization’s National President

The national office of JAG announced on June 8 some amazing statistics about the success of the program nationally.
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Letter: JAG-K Helps Students Succeed Despite Pandemic

Amid the largest surge of dropouts in U.S. history, JAG-K kept students engaged, on track to graduate, and on the path to success.
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Knapp Discusses Graduation on Radio Program

JAG-K President/CEO Chuck Knapp discussed the success of the Kansas program in helping students during the pandemic on the Danielle Norwood Show on May 17.
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May 4 2021

Success Story: Tionna

Tionna came to the Pittsburg High School JAG as a freshman angry and always ready to start a rebellion. Tionna is incredibly intelligent and has always maintained good grades with ease. This only increased her boredom at school causing her to be a constant distraction, leading to a lot of ...
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Apr 27 2021

News Release: JAG-K Students Compete at Virtual State Career Development Conference, Elect Officers

More than 150 students from Jobs for America’s Graduates – Kansas (JAG-K) programs across the state participated in the organization’s annual State Career Development Conference (CDC), held virtually on April 21. Winners of the six different areas of competition were announced that afternoon. In addition to the competitions, JAG-K participants ...
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Apr 9 2021

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

The Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (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. Over the past five years, the Coffeyville JAG-K program has developed a local partnership with John Deere ...
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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.