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Building Success: A Systems Approach to Serving Students with Disabilities

C&J recently held a webinar about our special education work with states, charter management organizations, districts, and schools. Review the webinar presentation and learn more.

C&J's work with SIG recipient Southeast High in Kansas featured in EdWeek

This article describes the exciting progress of SIG recipients such as Southeast High School in Cherokee, KS -- one of 43 Kansas schools partnered with a Cross & Joftus implementation coach -- as well as concerns about sustainability as school funding remains uncertain across the country due to the economic downturn. Read more arrow

Monica Santana Rosen joins Cross & Joftus as fourth partner

As we celebrate our eighth anniversary, we are thrilled to announce that Monica Santana Rosen will be joining Chris, Scott, and Sharon as a partner in the firm. Monica will lead our growing human capital management practice. Read more about the C&J team arrow

Cross & Joftus to help Smithsonian better support educators

The Smithsonian Institution's Center for Education and Museum Studies has awarded Cross & Joftus a contract to design, develop and manage an evaluation to better understand the needs and behaviors of educators utilizing digital museum content.. Learn more arrow

Evaluation shows that Kansas Learning Network (KLN) is contributing to an increase in student achievement

Two recent evaluations found that on average, students in KLN districts and schools consistently increased achievement scores on state reading and math assessments at a faster pace than students in non-KLN districts.

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I for one think that Cross & Joftus has saved some Kansas schools through the Kansas Learning Network (KLN). The KLN plan is one that any school district (rural or urban) can successfully use as their school turnaround model.

Sally Cauble, Kansas State Board of Education, District 5