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Dec 18, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

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

Dec 17, 2014, 13:35 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Third Quarter Dividend

 Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per...

Dec 16, 2014, 16:06 ET
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Norman Bridwell, Creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, Dies at 86

 Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books, died on Martha's Vineyard on Friday,...

Dec 16, 2014, 07:00 ET
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The Scholastic Possible Fund, Usher and New Look Charity Donate 100,000 New Children's Books to Toys for Tots, Save the Children and Room to Read

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that a donation of 100,000 new children's books from The...

Dec 11, 2014, 12:02 ET
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Scholastic News® Names the '8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2014'

 The editors of Scholastic News® today announced their list of the 8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2014, a roundup of the most inspiring,...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Release and Teleconference

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its second quarter fiscal year 2015...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Scholastic Pledges Over $1 Million Worth of Books and Professional Learning Opportunities at White House Early Learning Event Held Today

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, announced today its commitment to provide in-kind...

Nov 24, 2014, 15:47 ET
Sam Sevian, 13, Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster

Sevian, 13, Sets New Record as Youngest-Ever American Grandmaster

 A 13-year-old has set a new low for chess' highest achievement. On Saturday evening at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis,...

Nov 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
Scholastic will publish The Marvels, a multi-layered reading experience in words and pictures by pioneering storyteller Brian Selznick, the #1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Wonderstruck and the Caldecott Medal-winning The Invention of Hugo Cabret, which was adapted into Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning movie Hugo. With 440 pages of original drawings and 200 pages of text, The Marvels will be published in hardcover simultaneously in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada...

Scholastic To Publish Bestselling And Award-Winning Author/Artist Brian Selznick's "The Marvels" On September 15, 2015

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

Nov 10, 2014, 09:15 ET
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Scholastic Adds Two New Offerings to Support Small Group Instruction in K-6 ELA Classrooms

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the launch of Guided Reading Short Reads, a K-6 resource...

Nov 07, 2014, 10:37 ET
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Scholastic Announces Plans To Create New Retail Space At 557 Broadway

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) today announced that it will be adding 7,500 square feet of valuable retail space at 557 Broadway in SoHo. The...

Nov 05, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ Welcomes 32 New Kid Reporters

 The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ today welcomed 32 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, to the country's oldest and...

Oct 30, 2014, 09:12 ET
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Scholastic Announces First-of-Their-Kind Literacy Events to Help Schools Support Family and Community Engagement

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the release of Scholastic...

Oct 27, 2014, 10:51 ET
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Scholastic Parent & Child® Magazine Announces Winners of Gold Star Toy Awards

 Scholastic Parent & Child® magazine today announced the winners of the magazine's second annual Gold Star Toy Awards. The 24 winning...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Taylor Swift Joins Scholastic to Talk to Kids About the Power of Reading

 Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books will present an exclusive video featuring an inspiring, personal...

Oct 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Survey Provides First-Hand Look at How One Year Has Affected Teachers' Views on the Common Core State Standards

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released results from a survey of more than 1,600 of America's...

Sep 25, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results

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

Sep 24, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Scholastic Names Ken Cleary Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the promotion of Ken Cleary to Senior...

Sep 24, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Second Quarter Dividend

 Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per...

Sep 18, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Release and Teleconference

 Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its first quarter fiscal year 2015...