Yes, the public is wishing up. They want public schools, not privatized charter schools! In addition to losing four school board races in Nashville to pro-public school candidates, Stand for Children list major races in Memphis.  

As reported in The Tenneseean

“House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart, D-Nashville, noted late Thursday that advocacy organizations supporting charters that had “a similar agenda” as Stand for Children ran “big money operations” against Memphis Democrats Rep. Johnnie Turner and Rep. Antonio Parkinson. Turner and Parkinson also won, Stewart said, calling it a win for public schools.”