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Why are so many education leaders in states and school districts, foundations and corporations, and think tanks and advocacy organizations turning to Cross & Joftus? All are pursuing a common goal—to better prepare students for college, careers, and citizenship—and we can help. We can help you plan strategically, develop policies, evaluate programs, and communicate your vision. Cross & Joftus has worked with many organizations looking to better define who they are, what they hope to positively change or affect in the field of education, and how they want to do it. Key clients include:

Kansas Department of Education
The Kansas Department of Education has partnered with Cross & Joftus to create the Kansas Learning Network. This collaborative approach to school improvement focuses on capacity building by both assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each level of the education system and then providing ongoing, targeted support. Read more arrow

City of Philadelphia
On behalf of the mayor's office, our firm analyzed governance and management systems of the School District of Philadelphia and provided recommendations for improvement to a city task force. Read more arrow

United Way of America
Cross & Joftus helped develop and implement a five-year strategic plan that focused on enhancing the services and supports that local United Way chapters provide to reduce the school dropout rate by 50 percent in 10 years.
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Walton Family Foundation.
Our firm guided the strategic planning efforts of a new nonprofit organization in Arkansas focused on charter schools. We also conducted an evaluation of district and state implementation of the statewide data system. Read more arrow

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