School vouchers are an issue in legislative races

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 15, 2020 11:56 AM CT | Published: October 15, 2020 11:56 AM CT
<strong>Democratic candidate Jerri Green (front center) gathers with volunteers in September to distribute campaign literature. Green is seeking to unseat state Rep. Mark White, a Republican who chairs the House Education Committee.</strong> (Courtesy of Jerri Green)

Democratic candidate Jerri Green (front center) gathers with volunteers in September to distribute campaign literature. Green is seeking to unseat state Rep. Mark White, a Republican who chairs the House Education Committee. (Courtesy of Jerri Green)

Special to the Daily Memphian

Marta W. Aldrich

Marta W. Aldrich is the senior statehouse correspondent at Chalkbeat Tennessee. A newswoman for The Associated Press for most of her career, Marta has covered state government, politics, business, education and other Tennessee news. She has served as news editor of United Methodist News Service and features editor of American Profile magazine. Marta is a graduate of Memphis City Schools and the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

In one of the legislature’s most high-profile races, Jerri Green is considered a serious challenger to Republican Rep. Mark White, chairman of the House Education Committee. They are polar opposites on the issue of vouchers.

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