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11 Ways McGraw Prize Winners are Advancing Worldwide Education in 2015

Education award recipients contribute to global efforts to improve educational access, equity, and opportunity

By: Communications Team

Since the very first award ceremony in 1988, many of the world's top leaders and innovators in education and technology have received the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education. This year the McGraw Prize committee is turning to the educational community and using an open nomination process to select three winners for the $50,000 Prize in the categories of U.S. K-12, higher education, and international education.

All McGraw Prize winners share a lifelong passion for helping others learn and thrive academically and professionally. From informing worldwide education policies to creating effective learning opportunities for the students who need it the most, here's a look at just some of the ways McGraw Prize winners are having a positive impact on education in 2015 in beyond:

The nomination period for the 2015 McGraw Prize ends December 1, 2015. Visit to nominate an educational superstar who's making a difference in the lives of the world's teachers and learners today.