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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

Want to Slash Recidivism Rates? Educate the Incarcerated.

August 3, 2015 by Christopher Scott, Nkechi Taifa

President Obama’s move to restore prisoners’ access to Pell Grants could be a game changer for reform.

For Those Seeking Education Opportunities Overseas, a Link to the Outside World

July 30, 2015 by Zoe Brogden 6

For students living in places with little access to information, figuring out how to study abroad can be daunting. A network of advising centers is changing that.

From a Refugee Camp to a Biophysics Lab

May 29, 2015 by Laura Silber 1

Dr. Admir Mašić earned his PhD and became a successful research scientist. But two decades ago he wasn’t even allowed to enroll in school.