Welcome Remarks: James Bennet, Co-President and Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic
Introductory Remarks: Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers
James Bennet is the president and editor in chief of The Atlantic.
Randi Weingarten is president of the 1.6 million-member American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other healthcare professionals; local, state and federal government employees; and early childhood educators. The AFT champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for students, their families and communities.