Open Letter to Georgia Senators on SB 377

Matthew Teutsch
4 min readJan 29, 2022

“We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and to the future.” — Frederick Douglass What to the Slave is the Fourth of July? (1852)

The proposed Senate Bill 377 serves as nothing more than a coded bill aimed at limiting the dissemination of information to students, faculty, and staff, and to the stifling of educational inquiry in the classroom. As the parent of…

Matthew Teutsch

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