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News and Events


JAG-K Releases 2023 Annual Report

JAG-K has published its annual report for the 2023 Fiscal Year. An in-depth look at program data and highlights from the previous year is now available on the JAG-K website.
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News Release: Former JAG-K Student Now Passes On Lessons Learned

When the JAG-K program at F.L. Schlagle High School in Kansas City needed a new Career Specialist, it found a candidate familiar with the program because she was a product of JAG-K herself.
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JAG prepares students for life after high school

In the coming weeks and months, dozens of Great Bend High School students will be visiting businesses and learning employability skills. Some of them may discover a career they want to pursue after graduation. Some may decide to go into business for themselves.
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Op-Ed: How philanthropy is funding a working force for everyone

National workforce development programs can also take a local approach. For over 40 years, JAG has helped the nation’s most vulnerable young people stay in school, graduate and acquire the pro­fes­sion­al skills and cre­den­tials to gain employ­ment or enter post­sec­ondary edu­ca­tion.
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News Release: Russell JAG-K Partners with Ogallala Commons to Provide Internships

Not every student who serves in a summer internship gets to see their efforts celebrated on the big screen. But seven Russell High School JAG-K students who participated in internships coordinated by Ogallala Commons recently shared their experiences with the community in Hollywood style.
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News Release: JAG-K Earns Top National Honor for 9th Year

For the ninth consecutive year, the Jobs for America’s Graduates national organization announced that the Kansas affiliate earned the organization’s highest award for achievement.
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Jul 24 2023

News Release: Norton High School Student Adjusts to New Country With Help from JAG-K

Angel Rios wasn’t lacking motivation when he joined the Norton High School JAG-K program in the fall of 2022. Rios was, however, lacking proficiency in English when he arrived at the school as a junior. Having just moved to Norton from Mexico, the JAG-K program provided him support and a ...
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Jun 27 2023

News Release: Hiawatha JAG-K Student Discovers Passion for Broadcasting through Job Shadow, Internship

Hiawatha High School student Paige Mueller decided to take a chance when an opportunity to job shadow at a local radio station was offered at her school. She wasn’t sure it would interest her, but she gave it a shot. Mueller’s voice is now heard over the airwaves throughout northeast ...
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Jun 12 2023

News Release: JAG-K Students Visit Fort Riley, Learn About Military Careers

Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students were introduced to career opportunities in the military via a day spent at Fort Riley. On Sunday, June 11, National Guard soldiers demonstrated various weapons and technical equipment to JAG-K students and staff, as well as providing the group a tour of the base. ...
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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.