Early voting begins Friday in Tennessee. Here’s where your candidates stand on education.
Tennesseans begin voting on Friday in dozens of crucial elections that will culminate on Aug. 2.
Democrats and Republicans will decide who will be their party’s gubernatorial nominee. Those two individuals will face off in November to replace outgoing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam. Tennessee’s next governor will significantly shape public education, and voters have told pollsters that they are looking for an education-minded leader to follow Haslam.
In Memphis, voters will have a chance to influence schools in two elections, one for school board and the other for county commission, the top local funder for schools, which holds the purse strings for schools.
To help you make more informed decisions, Chalkbeat asked candidates in these four races critical questions about public education. [Read More on Chalkbeat Tennessee]