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Sep 06, 2011, 11:29 ET
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Twenty Schools From Eleven States to Appear in 2012 Scholastic Book of World Records for Most Reading Minutes Logged

Twenty elementary and middle schools across the country have a lot to celebrate as they go back to school – they rank as the Top 20 schools...

Jul 22, 2011, 10:14 ET
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Scholastic Names Anne Boynton-Trigg, Vice President, Export, and Edie Perkins, Vice President, International Product Development

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced two important appointments...

Jul 21, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Announces Fiscal 2011 Results and Fiscal 2012 Outlook

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

Jul 20, 2011, 16:05 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces First Quarter Dividend

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the...

Jul 18, 2011, 10:57 ET
Scholastic Media today announced a new addition to its award-winning and best-selling I SPY(TM) interactive franchise with the release of I SPY(TM) Castle for the Nintendo DS(TM). I SPY(TM) Castle will take gamers on a riddle-, puzzle- and brainteaser-filled exploration through a legendary castle.  It will be available at retail this fall for $19.99.  (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Corporation)

Scholastic Media Launches New I SPY™ Game on Nintendo DS™

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced a new addition to...

Jul 14, 2011, 11:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference

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

Jul 11, 2011, 12:03 ET
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Scholastic Media Launches New Magic School Bus Game on Nintendo DS™

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today it will bring The...

Jun 23, 2011, 07:05 ET
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Scholastic Statement on J.K. Rowling's Pottermore Announcement

(NASDAQ: SCHL)  Scholastic is proud to be a key partner in the Pottermore project, including connecting teachers and parents from our school...

Jun 06, 2011, 10:44 ET
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Scholastic Media Launches I SPY ™ Super Challenger for LeapFrog's Leapster Explorer™

Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced a new addition to...

May 23, 2011, 12:38 ET
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The 2011 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Ceremony at Carnegie Hall Honors the Nation's Best Teen Artists and Writers

The country's most talented teens will be honored at the 88th annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards ceremony at New York City's Carnegie Hall...

May 18, 2011, 08:45 ET
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Scholastic Reports an Increase in School Districts Giving Books to Students for Summer Reading

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, has reported a continued increase in the number of...

Apr 25, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Scholastic, PBS KIDS and iVillage Form Alliance To Sustain Children's Summer Reading, Launching Two National Challenge Initiatives This Summer

iVillage, Scholastic and PBS KIDS announced today the launch of an alliance between one of the largest online communities for moms and two leaders...

Apr 20, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Struggling Readers Turn Into All-Stars With Scholastic READ 180® and System 44®

Every school day, more than 7,000 teenagers drop out of high school in the U.S., many of them because they can't read. For these students, the...

Mar 24, 2011, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Results and Provides Updated Guidance for Year

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

Mar 23, 2011, 14:40 ET

Scholastic Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the...

Mar 17, 2011, 11:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference

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

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...