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"A Case Study in Academic Audacity"

Framing this 2002 case study of LaGuardia Community College around the larger conversation of community colleges nationwide, in this article, LaGuardia Professor Joanne Reitano explores the influence of Fiorello LaGuardia, former mayor of New York, and John Dewey, educational philosopher, on the creation of the college and the development of the mission and ethos of the school. The article also examines the college's unique urban studies requirement for its students. Reitano readily acknowledges the challenges faced by the school, though she offers a optimistic outlook for its future.

Source | Khan, Fern
Creator | Reitano, Joanne
Date Created | July 2002 - August 2002
Rights | Obtain From Academe
Item Type | Text (Article / Essay)
Cite This document | Reitano, Joanne, “"A Case Study in Academic Audacity",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed April 24, 2024,

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