Getting Grisly in Memphis

The Memphis-Shelby County Education Association voted to disaffiliate from the Tennessee Education Association and NEA last December. Here’s MSCEA executive director Keith Williams to explain why.

The loss of Memphis was a big blow to TEA, but its difficulties extend elsewhere into the state. The union fell to 31,000 active members in 2014-15, and is budgeting for only 28,200 (full-time equivalents) in 2016-17.