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Education & Youth

Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Why Inclusive Education Is for All Children, Everywhere

September 15, 2016 Alison Hillman, Kate Lapham 12

This month, the UN affirmed that inclusive education for all learners at all levels is critical for the development of fair and open societies.

How a Broken Economic System Keeps Roma Children in Special Schools

September 14, 2016 Miroslav Klempar 11

Roma students are often funneled into special schools, but a door-to-door initiative is supporting parents who want a mainstream education for their children.

Brazil, Homicide Capital of the World, Tackles Violence against Children

August 18, 2016 Robert Muggah 5

An app that records how young people experience violence could help make their world more secure.