Education & Youth

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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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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017 Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil

A surge in the anti-establishment vote in October’s elections has left the long struggle to end segregation of Roma children in Czech schools on uncertain ground.

The Truth About Terror and Youth Radicalization

October 27, 2017 Cristina Goni

As concerns grow about the influence of social media and the internet in radicalizing young people, it’s vital to separate the myths from the facts.

Keeping Youth Out of the Adult Criminal Justice System

October 24, 2017 Marcy Mistrett

A new report documents major gains in the drive to reduce the number of youths in adult jails and prisons. How philanthropy can help with the challenges ahead.