Tweed Roosevelt Makes Case for Civics Education in Newsday Op-Ed


n his Newsday guest essay, published to coincide with National Civics Day on October 27th, Tweed Roosevelt, great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt and the founder and chair of LIU’s Roosevelt School, implored US citizens to remember that their rights guaranteed under the Constitution are inseparable from their responsibilities.  Roosevelt makes the case for a solid civics education as the first crucial step in ensuring the continued existence of our democracy. Read the article.