The states and cities expanding early education have wrestled with the question of what qualifies as "universal."
Districts are experimenting with ways to get every student access to high-speed Internet. Right now, millions don't.
Republicans at the federal and state levels want to defund universities that protect undocumented students from deportation. It's making some schools think twice about their policies, but should they?
Their resignations, once rare, have seemingly become a frequent occurrence.