News and Events


Kansas Office of the State Bank Commissioner Supports JAG-K

The OSBC proudly awarded JAG-K a $15,000 grant during the 2021-2022 school year. The funds were used to stage the 2022 JAG-K State Career Development Conference in Great Bend.
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Kiowa County Teacher/Coach Honored for JAG-K Leadership

Kiowa County High School coach and teacher Marcus Mitchell recently received six awards for his work as a JAG-K Specialist, including Outstanding Specialist of the Year.
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New Program at MHS Offers Path to Workforce

The program selects students with barriers to success and offers mentoring to help them overcome those barriers and find a path toward a career.
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During Height of the Pandemic, This National Education Program Achieved Some of its Best Outcomes Ever

Based on recently released data, the results for the JAG Class of 2021 are among some of the best in the program’s 41-year history.
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News Release: JAG-K Earns Top National Honor for 8th Year

27 JAG-K school-based programs earned the prestigious 5 of 5 Award for 2021. Each of Kansas’ four regions achieved the 5 of 5 Award standard on a regional basis.
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News Release: JAG-K Presents Awards to Programs, Staff at State Training Conference

At the recent JAG-K state training conference in Wichita, the organization presented a number of awards for the previous school year.
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Jun 22 2022

Walmart grants $15K to JAG-K to continue workforce development

WIBW-TV, June 18, 2022 - click to view original story As it supports 36 employees who double as JAG-K students, international superstore chain Walmart has granted $15K to the Kansas chapter Walmart said it has presented a $15,000 donation to Jobs for America’s Graduates - Kansas as part of its ...
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Jun 16 2022

News Release: JAG-K Student President One of Many Who Benefit from Walmart Donation

The newly elected president of the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Kansas (JAG-K) association of students is one of many in the organization who have benefited from its partnership with Walmart. Nuru Abdallah, a senior-to-be at Wyandotte High School, was elected president of the JAG-K student Career Association in May. In that ...
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Jun 13 2022

United Way of the Plains Invests $6.6 Million in Area Programs, June 7, 2022 - Click to read the original article United Way of the Plains has announced funding for 69 human service programs to help individuals and families throughout south central Kansas achieve their human potential. The $6.6 million investment is part of the annual Opportunity on the Plains ...
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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.