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VOL. 126 | NO. 144 | Tuesday, July 26, 2011

State Jobs Initiative for At-Risk Youth Recognized

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee's Jobs for Tennessee Graduates initiative has been recognized for exceeding five goals of its parent organization.

The initiative is a partnership between the state Department of Education and Labor and Workforce Development. Its parent group is Jobs for America's Graduates.

The state program earned the Five of Five Award for graduation rate, full time placement rate, positive outcome rate, full time job placement rate and employment rate.

The initiative is designed to assist at-risk youth in graduating from high school and finding and keeping quality jobs. Students receive classroom instruction and community orientation to make them more employable.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 63 441 6,018
MORTGAGES 72 450 6,721
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 18 63 964
BUILDING PERMITS 0 652 13,313
BANKRUPTCIES 0 1,045 4,093
BUSINESS LICENSES 32 180 2,813
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 88 1,741
MARRIAGE LICENSES 32 126 1,180