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May 20, 2016, 12:58 ET Scholastic Announces 2016-17 National Advisory Council Featuring Leading Education Experts

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, has announced the 2016–17 National...


May 17, 2016, 10:43 ET Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Now Accepting Applications For 2016-2017 School Year

 The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, a team of Kid Reporters ages 10-14, is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year....


May 02, 2016, 07:00 ET Scholastic Brings Summer Reading To Communities Nationwide With First-Ever, 10,000-Mile "Summer Reading Road Trip"

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, is taking its annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge...


Apr 14, 2016, 10:06 ET Scholastic Launches Storyworks® Jr., the 33rd Classroom Magazine Title

Reflecting the intense need for highly engaging and meaningful reading resources in elementary classrooms, Scholastic today announced the launch of...


Mar 14, 2016, 14:40 ET America's Most Creative Teens Named as National 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients

  Share this release: http://bit.ly/1LmqFlz The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers (the Alliance) today announced the...


Feb 29, 2016, 17:27 ET Scholastic & We Need Diverse Books™ Announce Expanded Partnership

 Scholastic and the non-profit organization, We Need Diverse Books™, today announced the expansion of their collaboration to bring more...


Feb 17, 2016, 11:41 ET LitWorld Teams Up with Scholastic to Launch the Biggest World Read Aloud Day Celebration Ever

 Global literacy non-profit LitWorld and title sponsor Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, are...


Jan 25, 2016, 13:27 ET Statement from Scholastic on Claim of Self-Censorship by Advocacy Groups

 PEN and the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) issued a statement on Friday, January 22, 2016, questioning Scholastic for...


Dec 14, 2015, 07:00 ET New Podcast Series, "Scholastic Reads," Launches Today With Behind-The-Scenes Stories About The Harry Potter Series

"Scholastic Reads," a new podcast about children's books and the joy and power of reading launches today with a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry...


Dec 09, 2015, 10:00 ET Scholastic News Names The '8 Coolest Kids We Met In 2015'

 The editors of Scholastic News® today announced their list of the 8 Coolest Kids We Met in 2015, a reflection on the most inspiring,...


Nov 19, 2015, 10:00 ET Scholastic Releases Two New Professional Books on K-12 Literacy Instruction

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, has released two new professional books for...


Nov 17, 2015, 09:00 ET Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ Welcomes 27 New Kid Reporters for Election 2016 Coverage

The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ today welcomed 27 new Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, to the country's oldest and largest...


Nov 11, 2015, 09:23 ET Taylor Swift Donates 25,000 Scholastic Books to New York City Schools

Today, singer, songwriter Taylor Swift and Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, announced a donation of...


Nov 10, 2015, 06:00 ET New Book From Top Parenting Bloggers Will Get Kids Reading Like "Rock Stars"

 Popular parenting bloggers Amy Mascott (Teach Mama) and Allison McDonald (No Time for Flash Cards) debut their first-ever parenting book,...


Nov 05, 2015, 09:00 ET New Research Report from Scholastic Confirms the Importance of School Libraries and Librarians

 School Libraries Work!, a new research report providing evidence of the positive impact of school librarians and libraries on student...


Nov 03, 2015, 06:00 ET #WeHaveDiverseBooks For Kids In Scholastic Reading Club This Holiday

Recent research indicates that children say one of the top things they look for in choosing books to read for fun is "having characters that look...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:09 ET Elissa Tomasetti Named Senior Vice President, Marketing for Scholastic Education

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


Oct 05, 2015, 11:02 ET Scholastic Unveils Newly-Branded Magazine for K-8 Teachers

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the renaming of America's longest-running and...


Sep 16, 2015, 13:00 ET 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Call for Submissions Opens with New Scholarship Opportunities for Creative Teens

 The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest-running and most prestigious recognition initiative for creative teens, are now...


Sep 14, 2015, 06:00 ET Children In Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey And North Carolina Logged The Most Reading Minutes In The 2015 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Share this release: http://bit.ly/1M99eEu This summer, more than 267,000 children from across all 50 states and 28 countries read...


Sep 10, 2015, 10:19 ET Scholastic Education Announces New Leadership Team to Expand Professional Learning Offerings

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced key appointments to leadership...


Aug 31, 2015, 09:46 ET Ron Mirr, Tonya Leslie and Dr. Rhonda Neal Waltman Join Scholastic to Lead Learning Supports and Family Engagement Initiatives

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced three key appointments to leadership...


Aug 25, 2015, 09:00 ET 2015 School Librarian of the Year Award Winners Announced by School Library Journal and Scholastic

 Today, school librarian Kristina Holzweiss of Bay Shore Middle School in Bay Shore, NY was named as the 2015 recipient of the School Library...


Aug 24, 2015, 10:00 ET Scholastic Starts the New School Year with New Service Providing Comprehensive Literacy Solutions to School Districts

As the new school year begins, Scholastic has significantly expanded its resources and organization to provide customized Comprehensive Literacy...


Aug 11, 2015, 10:23 ET Family Engagement Expert Dr. Karen Mapp And Scholastic Expand Collaboration With Launch Of Workshop Series

Dr. Karen Mapp, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and renowned expert in family and community engagement, continues to...