Giving Compass' Take:

• Michael J. Petrilli and Chester E. Finn Jr. discuss what COVID-19 means for special education and accountability. 

• How can funders work to address the needs of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 pandemic? 

• Read about the challenges homeless students face during COVID-19

On this week’s podcast, Mike Petrilli and Checker Finn discuss Betsy DeVos’s quick and laudable U-turn on distance learning and mull what “accountability” might look like over the next three months. On the Research Minute, Amber Northern examines the role work experience plays in helping those without bachelor’s degree find jobs.

Read the full article about special education and accountability at The Thomas B. Fordham Institute.