Winner of Global Teacher Prize donates entire $1M to nonprofit school

April 2, 2015 5:19 PM

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Out of the 1,300 applicants considered for the Global Teacher Prize, Atwell, 63, won the title and chose to donate the $1 million prize to the Center for Teaching and Learning, a school she founded herself.

As a student, Atwell said she didn't enjoy reading assigned novels or attending school.

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