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Success Story: Christian

Christian is a recent graduate from Concordia High School who is now serving in the United States Marine Corps. He was a participant in the Concordia JAG-K program his junior and senior year, during which a lack for knowing his career path led to frustrations of an undecided future. But researching career options with his Career Specialist…
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News Release: JAG-K Students Visit Statehouse, Meet with Gov. Kelly, Legislators

Ten JAG-K participants from programs across the state met with Gov. Laura Kelly and some of the state’s top lawmakers and learned about how they can prepare to make their mark in the workplace after graduation.
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News Release: JAG-K Middle School Programs Prepare Students for Future

While JAG-K is generally recognized for the work it does in high schools across Kansas, it has realized the benefits of starting these supports as early as middle school.
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Hays High School JAG-K students support the Red Cross lifesaving mission

Recently, the American Red Cross and the Hays High School JAG-K Program hosted the Ellis County Battle of the Badges blood drive.
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News Release: JAG-K Career Specialists Adapt During Year Unlike Any Other

As it has everyone involved in education, the pandemic has challenged JAG-K Career Specialists to adapt, and to be more resourceful than ever before.
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Good Kids: Topeka High senior wins national title expressing love for JAG-K program

“No matter the background, no matter where you come from, no matter anything, JAG is the class that helps you regardless. It helps you with your future,” Chrishayla Adams said.
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Feb 20 2018


Students explore degree programs and career pathways at WSU Tech WICHITA (February 20, 2018) - More than 100 JAG-K students and their Career Specialists from Wichita and Augusta attended JAG-K Day at Wichita State University Tech (WSU Tech) to learn about the degree and certificate programs offered. Students received a ...
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Jan 24 2018

IN THE NEWS: JAG-K Featured on KSNT Education in the 21st Century

TECUMSEH, Kan. (KSNT) — Jobs for America’s Graduates Kansas, also known as JAG-K, is working to prepare students for successful futures by helping them graduate high school and teaching career and life skills. The program is funded through the Kansas Department for Children and Families. DCF allocates more than $4 ...
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Jan 4 2018

IN THE NEWS: Turner Middle School Students

Students Tackle Graffiti in Washington Wheatly A Project Based Learning module allowed students at Turner Middle School in Kansas City the opportunity to explore how art can influence and promote social justice. Two of the students chose to focus their art project on graffiti abatement and volunteered with Local Initiatives ...
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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.