Jobs for America's Graduates

Jobs for America's Graduates, or JAG, is a school-to-career program implemented in 1,000 high schools, alternative schools, community colleges, and middle schools across the United States and the United Kingdom. JAG's mission is to keep young people in school through graduation and provide work-based learning experiences that will lead to career advancement opportunities or to enroll in a post-secondary institution that leads to a rewarding career. JAG is a U.S. national non-profit corporation established in 1980 for the purpose of assisting state affiliates in building a statewide organizations to achieve the goals of the program.[1] It was started by Pete DuPont, then Governor of Delaware, and Kenneth M. Smith.[2][1]

JAG's national headquarters is located in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  1. ^ a b "National Organization". Jobs for America's Graduates. February 22, 2018.
  2. ^ "JAG National Staff: President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth M. Smith, Co-Founder". Jobs for America's Graduates. February 22, 2018.

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