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Christie Administration Partners with Private Sector to Strengthen College and Career Readiness for Students in Urban Areas

Asbury Park, Camden and Newark Students Participate in “Jobs for America’s Graduates” Pilot Program       Wayne, NJ – Furthering Governor Christie’s commitment to ensuring that all students in New Jersey are college and career ready, students enrolled in a new pilot program designed to introduce them to career opportunities that only a high school diploma … Read more

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Success with JAG: State Workforce Officials Tour PPA

Members of the Department of Workforce Development visited Prairie Phoenix Academy [PPA] on Thursday, Feb. 16 to witness how the alternative learning center graduates students who were struggling at the high school and prepares them for employment post-graduation through the school’s Jobs for America’s Graduates [JAG] program.  The staff at PPA not only focus on … Read more

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JOG Student Named Top Entrepreneur

Stephanie Foxworth, a December, 2010 GED graduate from J.O.G. our WAY, will be honored as Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for Northeast Ohio by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) at the 2012 Global Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in New York City on Wednesday, April 18. Foxworth created Elaborate Dips, a micro-business that … Read more

JAG Escanaba Teens Explore Manufacturing Jobs

ESCANABA — A group of Escanaba High School students are exploring career options, and Thursday, they took part in a tour at Engineered Machined Products.

Many of the students are part of the program Jobs for America’s Graduates. It was the first time many of these upperclassmen have been to EMP, but one thing they had in common was an interest in manufacturing.

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JAG-New Hampshire Berlin Summer Program

During the academic year, JAG students juggle a very busy schedule.  They attend class, many work outside the school day at full-time jobs and all participate in activities and fundraising in their individual JAG programs.  This busy schedule does not conclude at the end of the school year. One of the characteristics that sets JAG … Read more

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My Trip to Washington, D.C.

My trip to Washington, D.C. By Michael Aguire, Member Prudential Leads Team I had the honor to be a part of the Prudential Leads Team to represent JAG Arizona at the JAG National Student Leadership Conference which has been held in D.C. every year. I was encouraged by my JAG coordinator, Mr. Kartler, to interview … Read more

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JAG Annual National Leadership Awards Luncheon Washington Hyatt on Capitol Hill

JAG Annual National Leadership Awards Luncheon Washington Hyatt on Capitol Hill Theme:  “Success with Student Employment against the Odds” The JAG community gathered, as they do each year, in the Nation’s capital to recognize the leadership, donors, volunteers, and students across the JAG National Network. These events are a culmination of the hard work and … Read more

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JAG was Best Kick-off at the NIISA Annual Meeting and Conference in Las Vegas

A group representing Jobs for America’s Graduates-South Dakota at the Wagner Community Schools delivered one of the keynote presentations, “Student Success and the JAG Model,” at the National Indian Impacted Schools Association (NIISA) Annual Meeting and Conference in Las Vegas, NV, December 5, 2011.    Individuals from Wagner Community Schools speaking at the conference included … Read more