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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...

Sep 28, 2010, 08:15 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase Up to $150 Million of Common Stock

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that it has commenced a...

Sep 23, 2010, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results

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

Sep 23, 2010, 06:30 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Intent to Commence Modified Dutch Auction to Repurchase $150 Million of Common Stock

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

Sep 22, 2010, 13:02 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Second Quarter Dividend

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share on the...

Sep 16, 2010, 11:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release and Teleconference

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

Sep 02, 2010, 05:30 ET

Scholastic Book Clubs' ClassroomsCare Invites America's Students to Join the 'United States of Reading' to Give Books to Kids in Need

This Fall, students in classrooms across the country are once again being challenged to read to help kids in need. By participating in Scholastic...

Oct 05, 2009, 10:00 ET

Scholastic Media Announces Winners of National Clifford The Big Red Dog(R) BE BIG(TM) in Your Community Contest to Support Civic Engagement

It only takes a little...to BE BIG! Scholastic Media (Nasdaq: SCHL) today announced the winners of the first annual "BE BIG In your...

Sep 15, 2009, 05:35 ET

Eli and Peyton Manning Draft Kids for Scholastic Book Clubs' ClassroomsCare Challenge

There's a football/school match-up this fall and millions of kids across the U.S. will benefit if you get in the game. Top names in education and...

Jun 23, 2009, 11:33 ET

The Scholastic Clifford BE BIG(TM) Initiative is Showcased at National Conference on Volunteering and Service With Michelle Obama, Maria Shriver and Others

THE CLIFFORD BE BIG(TM) CAMPAIGN SUPPORTS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES The Scholastic Clifford BE BIG(TM) initiative was showcased at...

Dec 18, 2007, 00:00 ET

Scholastic to Publish the 39 Clues, a Groundbreaking, Multi-Platform New Series for Children

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, breaks new ground with...

Dec 06, 2007, 00:00 ET

Hoy and Scholastic Kick Off Public Service Campaign Promoting Literacy for Latino Children

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, and Hoy, the nation's...

Nov 16, 2007, 00:00 ET

First-Ever Gold-Standard Study of Adolescent Reading Intervention Reveals Significant Gains With READ 180(R) - The Treatment That Works

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and The Learning Systems Institute at Florida State...

Nov 06, 2007, 00:00 ET

The Red Shirts are Coming! Scholastic News(R), America's Leading News Source for Kids, Announces the Scholastic Kids Press Corps for Election '08

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, one year from Election Day 2008, Scholastic News(R), America's leading news source for kids,...

Oct 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

Scholastic Promotes Ellie Berger to President, Trade Publishing

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that Ellie...

Aug 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Scholastic Announces Record Breaking Sales of 11.5 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in First Ten Days

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global publishing, education and media company, announced today that sales of Harry...

Jul 22, 2007, 01:00 ET

Scholastic and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Make Publishing History With 8.3 Million Copies Sold In First 24 Hours

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling's seventh and final Harry Potter book, published...

Jun 08, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Scholastic Releases Exclusive Artwork for Deluxe Edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today released the...