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Mar 16, 2011, 11:07 ET
Scholastic Media announced the 20th anniversary celebration of the beloved I SPY franchise, which kicks off next month in conjunction with the publication of I SPY SPECTACULAR: A BOOK OF PICTURE RIDDLES with riddles by Jean Marzollo and photographs by Walter Wick.  (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Corporation)

Scholastic Celebrates 20 Years of I SPY™

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc. (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced...

Mar 09, 2011, 10:00 ET
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Scholastic Announces The 39 Clues™ Global Grand Prize Winners

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announces The 39 Clues™ Global Grand Prize Winners from the New...

Feb 02, 2011, 12:59 ET

U.S. Census Bureau Announces New Online Data Tools and Resources for Teachers and Schools

With data now streaming in from the 2010 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau has released a set of online tools and resources to help teachers and kids...

Jan 11, 2011, 15:44 ET

Scholastic Book Clubs Launches Monthly Children's Books Bestsellers List

Scholastic Book Clubs today announced the launch of a monthly bestsellers list designed to inform parents, teachers, librarians, book sellers and...

Jan 05, 2011, 10:50 ET
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Scholastic Digitizes Award-Winning True Books Titles For New Web-Based E-Book and Video Program TrueFlix™

A classic non-fiction book series, True Books, is coming to life this year in TrueFlix™, a new online learning resource from Scholastic...

Dec 16, 2010, 10:30 ET
Interior art from "Wonderstruck," a new novel in words and pictures by Brian Selznick, bestselling author/illustrator of the award-winning novel and upcoming movie "The Invention of Hugo Cabret." Wonderstruck will be published by Scholastic simultaneously in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada on September 13, 2011.  (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Corporation)

Scholastic to Publish Brian Selznick's 'Wonderstruck,' on September 13, 2011, a Mesmerizing New Novel in Words and Pictures by the Bestselling and Award-Winning Author and Illustrator of 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret'

Scholastic (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announced today that it will publish "Wonderstruck," a...

Dec 16, 2010, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today reported results for the fiscal 2011...

Dec 15, 2010, 16:36 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Declares Third Quarter Dividend

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today approved a 33% increase in its regular quarterly dividend, to...

Dec 09, 2010, 11:07 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its second quarter fiscal year 2011...

Dec 02, 2010, 10:07 ET

Juta and Scholastic Join Forces to Distribute Children's Books and Educational Materials in South Africa

Juta and Company, South Africa's longest standing book publisher and retailer, has announced that effective January 2011, it will be the exclusive...

Nov 22, 2010, 10:41 ET
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Texas Approves New Research-Based, Comprehensive Early Childhood Curriculum From Scholastic for Adoption

The Texas State Board of Education unanimously approved Scholastic's Big Day® for PreK for the Proclamation 2011 PreKindergarten Adoption...

Nov 15, 2010, 11:35 ET

'The 39 Clues' Best Selling Multi-Media Series Awards Ninth Round of Cash Prizes from Scholastic

The 39 Clues™ is giving 36 lucky children a reason to celebrate, as Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media...

Nov 11, 2010, 10:40 ET

Lori Benton Named VP & Publisher, Scholastic Trade Publishing

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that Lori Benton has been named Vice President &...

Nov 08, 2010, 10:37 ET
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Thanksgiving Virtual Field Trip Brings More than a Million Students Nationwide to Plimoth Plantation on November 16, 2010

Almost a million students will visit historic Plimoth Plantation in a little over a week, and thanks to technology, not one of them will leave the...

Nov 03, 2010, 09:27 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Final Results of Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today the final results of its...

Oct 29, 2010, 08:44 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Preliminary Results of Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today the preliminary results of...

Oct 28, 2010, 11:24 ET
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Scholastic Launches Social Networking Site: You Are What You Read.com

To celebrate the importance of books and reading, Scholastic is launching You Are What You Read, a social networking site for readers around the...

Oct 21, 2010, 12:00 ET
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Powell's Books In Portland, Oregon, Wins Scholastic Bookstore Contest Prize of Store Visit by Suzanne Collins, Bestselling Author of The Hunger Games Trilogy

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announced today that Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon, has won a...

Sep 30, 2010, 09:30 ET

Pajama Program and Scholastic Book Clubs Team Up to Help 100,000 Children Sleep Better and Read More

Students and families across the country can help Scholastic Book Clubs send 100,000 books to children in need through the Pajama Program this...

Sep 29, 2010, 09:00 ET

New Study on Reading in the Digital Age: Parents Say the Use of Electronic or Digital Devices Negatively Affects the Time Kids Spend Reading Books and Being Physically Active

In the 2010 Kids and Family Reading Report™, a national survey released today, children age 6 – 17 and their parents share their views...