JOBS for AMERICA'S GRADUATES
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About JAG

Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national non-profit organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk.  In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results – helping nearly three-quarters of a million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities.

 

 

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Teacher of Courage & Conscience Award

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Eric Benson, JAG Specialist on receiving the Teacher of Courage and Conscience Award!

JKG's CDC made possible by AT&T Aspire

Thirteen schools encompassing 114 students from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky gathered in Lexington on April the 14th to participate in JKG’s annual Career Development Conference made possible through a grant from AT&T Aspire.

Teens Get Second Chance in Local Nevada Schools

By Sydnee Scofield  

Posted: Tue 9:48 AM, Apr 18, 2017  

Updated: Tue 10:23 AM, Apr 18, 2017

Jobs for America’s Graduates is a national program, but it’s making a big impact in Washoe County in northern Nevada.

It’s a program designed to boost graduation rates by targeting kids at risk of dropping out of high school, and giving them specialized support.

JFG Student Dorian Hall Signed to FIU After Receiving 35 Scholarship Offers

Dorian Hall, a senior in the Jobs for Florida’s Graduates program and safety, wide receiver on the South Broward High School football team in South Florida, was just offered scholarships to 35 colleges including nine Division I schools. How did he get here? He says, “I continued to work hard on the field and it all paid off.” The sentiment that hard work is repaid with good fortune is something we strive to instill in our JFG students every day and we’re proud to say Hall is a shining example of this belief.

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson and Wife Teresa to Lead JAG-Missouri Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              Contact: Tyler Habiger-573.751.4727

(JEFFERSON CITY)– Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson and wife Teresa will co-chair the new Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates in Missouri (JAG-Missouri). The organization will become a separate nonprofit organization on July 1.

Congratulations 2017 Smith Scholars!

Twenty JAG graduates were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship and one JAG alum was selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship. These twenty-one outstanding JAG graduates have achieved the high honor of 2017 Smith Scholar. This achievement should be listed in the Smith Scholar’s resume or when applications request a listing of awards, scholarships, or recognitions. Only 20 JAG graduates in the Class of 2017 will be able to use the Smith Scholar designation.

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