News and Events


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

The 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.
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Success Story: Courtland

Courtland’s attendance in fall of 2020 was spotty at best. He wasn't interested in remote-learning, and was bored with his school subjects. By the end of the semester, he had essentially dropped out.
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News Release: JAG-K Transition Services Helps Students in the Foster Care System

A partnership with DCF and KSDE has helped JAG-K reach out in a novel way to students in foster care, helping them get plugged in at school, on track to graduate, and prepared for careers and post-secondary educational opportunities.
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News Release: McPherson JAG-K Student Awarded Rudd Scholarship

MHS JAG-K Career Association President Kyra Byrd was announced today as one of 30 recipients of the Rudd Scholarship.
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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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Sep 14 2017


Greensburg, Kansas (September 11, 2017) - Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) students from Kiowa County, Pratt, Stafford, Great Bend, Holcomb, Liberal, and Stafford High Schools attended a career information assembly thanks to a contribution from Amerigroup Kansas. The event was hosted at Kiowa County High School in Greensburg, Kansas.   ...
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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.