11/1 MAXCNY Lunch & Lecture: “Translating Education Policy to True Reform: Where are We Falling Short?”

MAXCNY Lunch and Lecture Series 2011

Called upon to “innovate” and “be creative” in the face of sharp budget cuts and staff layoffs, educators are faced with a tremendous challenge. The call for accountability, push for educational attainment and improved outcomes is at odds with shrinking resources and conflicting policy agendas. Bill Duncombe and Kirk Knestis come together to highlight the connections and consequences between current public policy agendas, fiscal realities and the ability to deliver quality public education.


Bill Duncombe, PhD

Professor, Public Administration & Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research
Syracuse University / Maxwell School

Kirk Knestis, PhD
Director, Research & Evaluation
Hezel Associates

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
12:00 to 1:30 pm

The Syracuse University Warehouse

The Warehouse, Suite 405
350 West Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY 13244-3050

RSVP no later than Thursday, October 27th at 5:00 pm
Please click here to register

Lunch is $12 payable at the door by cash or check (made out to MAXCNY)
Students are welcome to attend at half price, see transportation options below

Alumni and students are welcome to bring guests to the MAXCNY lectures.


Monday, December 5th
Community Geography Update with Jonell Allen Robinson

Transportation Options

Student transportation to and from the Warehouse is available via the Connective Corridor Bus Service. Printed bus schedules are available where Centro schedules are distributed (Library, Schine, & the Public Safety Building). Students can also email Norma Shannon at nshannon@maxwell.syr.edu to see if a ride share can be arranged.

Listed below are the available options for public parking around The Warehouse:

Warehouse Public Parking Map
(public parking highlighted in red on the map)

(1) The Washington Street Garage, located across the street from The Warehouse on the Washington Street side, offers parking. The garage is open Monday through Friday from 6am to 10pm – fees are posted at the entrance.

(2) Just to the east of the Washington Street Garage is a surface lot facing Franklin Street, managed by Allright. It is not attended but it has a ticket machine that accepts cash or credit cards. The lot has daily, evening, and weekend rates. Please visit the lot for the current rates.

(3) A second lot managed by Allright is at the corner of Franklin and West Fayette Streets. This lot offers an “early bird” rate valid all day for vehicles parking before 9am. For cars arriving after 9am there is an all day rate. This lot also has a ticket machine that accepts cash or credit cards. A monthly permit can be obtained following the same procedure as the Franklin Street lot.

(4) The Warehouse East and West lots are for SU faculty and staff permit holders only.

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