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Jean-Claude Brizard discusses the keys to great Career-Technical Education in College Board article

C&J partner Jean-Claude Brizard details the core components of successful Career-Technical Education programs and explains the way forward for strong CTE development in Toward a Common Model of Career-Technical Education.

Christopher Cross authors new article: The U.S. Needs a National Policy on Education

C&J Chairman Christopher Cross authors an article in the Teachers College Record on the need to establish a national policy on education so there is a clear understanding of our national priority and appropriate roles for states and the federal government. Read the full article here.

Webinar with Christopher Cross examines his book, Political Education: Setting the Course for State and Federal Policy

On June 10, 2015, The Alliance for Excellent Education held a talk with C&J Chairman Christopher Cross. The webinar explored his book, Political Education: Setting the Course for State and Federal Policy. Watch the full webinar here.

Christopher Cross authors ECS report on the history of federal education policy

Cross & Joftus Chairman Christopher Cross guest authors a report for the Education Commission of the States on the history of federal education policy and the landmark historical events that shaped federal K-12 education policy over time. Read the report here.

Kansas school selected as a National Title I Distinguished School

Curtis Middle School in Kansas has been selected as a National Title I Distinguished School.  For the last four years, Curtis has successfully reduced the gap between their lowest performing 30% and the state benchmark. C&J’s Connie Wehmeyer worked with Curtis for two years and helped them complete a root cause analysis to write their SIG grant and plan. The Kansas State Department of Education press release with the announcement can be read here