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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Open Society Voices

Rewriting the Book on Education Investment in Africa

March 27, 2017 Sandrine Henton, Prateek Jain

A grassroots effort in East Africa is taking a new approach to impact investment in education. The project focuses on improving students’ lives outside of the classroom.

For Children with Disabilities, Global Funding for Education Falls Short

March 20, 2017 Dragana Sretenov

Millions of children are missing out on education because governments are not investing enough money.

How “Raising the Age” Is Transforming Youth Justice

March 17, 2017 Marcy Mistrett, Marc Schindler

The evidence is now in, and it’s clear: raising the age at which states define childhood keeps our communities and young people safer, and can be done while keeping costs in check.

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