NPR - Education If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset? 2017-11-18T06:16:02.000000000-05:00 Despite being one of the first places in Asia to recognize same-sex unions and require schools to teach sex education, Taiwanese society is having a hard time catching up. Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning? 2017-11-17T09:19:47.000000000-05:00 16 million children face hunger in the U.S., which can prevent them from performing well in school. Chef Sam Kass describes a simple solution with a potentially huge impact: free breakfast. Wendy Troxel: Does High School Start Too Early? 2017-11-17T09:19:00.000000000-05:00 Sleep expert Wendy Troxel says teens are sleep-deprived because of early school start times that cater to adults. She says high schools should start classes at least an hour later. How Mass Shootings Are Forcing Schools To Re-Evaluate Safety 2017-11-17T05:59:02.000000000-05:00 Teachers are learning how to protect their students from the possibility of a school shooting. That can include anything from locking doors to tackling the assailant. Native American Students Fight Discrimination By Celebrating Their Heritage 2017-11-16T10:14:56.000000000-05:00 A new survey found that nationwide, three-quarters of Native Americans believe there is discrimination against their group today. In Chinese Cities, Migrants' Work Is Welcome. Their Children Are Not 2017-11-16T05:03:00.000000000-05:00 A private school in Beijing caters to children whose parents have moved to the city for work. Moving from place to place requires permission, though — and these children's families broke the rules. New Study Finds That 4.2 Million Kids Experience Homelessness Each Year 2017-11-15T17:15:00.000000000-05:00 Those numbers are growing: About half of the youth who dealt with homelessness, experienced it for the first time, according to the study. Schools are often at the front line of this issue. How To Stop Hazing 2017-11-15T10:06:30.000000000-05:00 Are charges and suspensions of fraternities enough to stop destructive behaviors that have become routine, and sometimes deadly? Here's How The New Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students 2017-11-14T14:31:00.000000000-05:00 The new House tax bill introduced by Republicans outlines a plan to end the tax exemptions for tuition waivers and tax endowments made to colleges and universities. Grad Students Would Be Hit By Massive Tax Hike Under House GOP Plan 2017-11-14T14:21:00.000000000-05:00 The plan would raise taxes on graduate students, who make very little money to begin with. Analysts say the provision could discourage students from seeking advanced degrees, hurting economic growth.