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In Focus: Shelby County School Board candidates on key issues facing the district

Sunshine Williams (right), a poll worker for Jimmy Warren, stands outside the voting station at 137 Poplar on the first day of early voting.
Sunshine Williams (right), a poll worker for Jimmy Warren, stands outside the voting station at 137 Poplar on the first day of early voting.
Oliver Morrison

Shelby County voters will head to the polls today to cast their ballots for seven out of the nine seats on the school board up for election.

Check out our voter’s guide here.

Chalkbeat TN asked the candidates where they stood on issues that will likely come before the board over the next few years.

Read how several of the candidates feel about Common Core here.

Read candidates thoughts about teacher effectiveness here.

Candidates share their thoughts on charters and ASD here.

Several of the candidates participated in a forum last month. Read what issues they would make a priority if they win in today’s election.

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