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Sep 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Attention, Creative Teens: How to Become an Exhibited Artist or Published Author

The annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest- running, most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for students...

Sep 10, 2014, 15:00 ET
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Scholastic Inc. Issues Statement on "Scholastic School Supply"

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today issued this statement regarding "Scholastic...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Kids Set A New World Record - Reading 304,749,681 Million Minutes In The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Children worldwide set a new world record for summer reading by logging 304,749,681 million minutes in the 8th annual Scholastic Summer Reading...

Sep 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
Usher reads to children in NYC on Sept. 4, to help launch Scholastic's new reading initiative, Open a World of Possible. (Photo credit: Scholastic) (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Corporation)

Usher Joins Scholastic to Launch "Open a World of Possible" Initiative and Celebrate the Power & Joy of Reading

Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, today announced that Usher is joining with the company to launch a...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
School Library Journal September 2014 issue, featuring inaugural School Librarian of the Year Michelle Colte of Hale Kula Elementary School in Wahiawa, HI. Award Sponsored by Scholastic Library Publishing. Photo by Dana Edmunds. (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic)

School Library Journal and Scholastic Announce Winners of the Inaugural School Librarian of the Year Award

 School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K–12 school...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
Scholastic to Publish Illustrated Poetry Book for Kids by Nick Cannon. "Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems" will be Released in March 2015. (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic)

Scholastic To Publish Illustrated Poetry Book For Kids By Nick Cannon

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today that it will publish an illustrated poetry book for...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:51 ET

2014 Sinquefield Cup to Become Strongest Chess Tournament in History

 The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world's top-nine Grandmasters...

Aug 13, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Scholastic Kicks Off The 2014 School Year With Expanded Resources To Help Get Kids Preschool-Ready

Following the release of a new policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which prescribes reading aloud to children starting at birth,...

Aug 06, 2014, 10:01 ET
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Donalyn Miller Joins Scholastic Book Fairs As Manager, Independent Reading

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that Donalyn Miller is joining the...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:36 ET
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Kids Break 2013 World Record In The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, Logging 200 Million Minutes And Counting

Children worldwide are making this the biggest summer ever for reading and have set a new world record by logging 200 MILLION MINUTES in the...

Jul 25, 2014, 10:05 ET
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Scholastic To Publish BONE Tribute Edition With New Art From Creator Jeff Smith, Plus More Than 15 Top Artists

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish BONE #1: Out from Boneville, The Tribute Edition on...

Jul 24, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Q4 And Fiscal 2014 Results And Fiscal 2015 Outlook

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

Jul 23, 2014, 13:55 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces First Quarter Dividend

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

Jul 17, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Release and Teleconference

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

Jul 17, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Lee Peters Named Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing for Scholastic Education

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

Jul 15, 2014, 11:00 ET
SCHOLASTIC TO LAUNCH TOMBQUEST(TM), A NEW MULTI-PLATFORM ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES, IN FEBRUARY 2015; Joins Scholastic's Collection of Bestselling Multi-Platform Series The 39 Clues, Infinity Ring, and Spirit Animals with More Than 22 Million Books in Print, and Integrated Online Game Community with More Than 3 Million Registered Users to Date (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Inc.)

Scholastic To Launch TombQuest™, A New Multi-Platform Action Adventure Series, In February 2015

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company and the pioneering publisher of the bestselling multi-platform...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:37 ET
Wand in hand, a young fan celebrates Harry Potter at The Scholastic Store at the 2013 unveiling of the new cover of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by illustrator Kazu Kibuishi. (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic)

Calling Harry Potter Readers: The Scholastic Store Brings The Magic To Life Throughout July

In honor of Harry's birthday (July 31), The Scholastic Store is dedicating the entire month of July to Harry Potter and inviting fans and new...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:40 ET
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U.S. Governors And Governors' Spouses Sign On As Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge "Reading Ambassadors"

 U.S. Governors and Governors' Spouses have pledged to help spread the important message about children reading over the summer by signing on...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) and Garry Kasparov watch as Jeffrey Xiong and Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer make their next move at the first-ever Congressional Chess Match at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Invision for Invision for Saint Louis Chess Club/AP Images) (PRNewsFoto/Chess Club and Scholastic Center)

Republicans Win First Congressional Chess Tournament

 Members of the newly formed Congressional Chess Caucus competed in the first Congressional Chess Tournament to promote the game's educational...

Jun 18, 2014, 12:00 ET
The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, a nationwide team of Kid Reporters ages 10-14, is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. For more than 13 years, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps has covered, "news for kids, by kids," reporting on current events, breaking news, and entertainment stories from reporters' hometowns and on the national stage. (PRNewsFoto/Scholastic Inc.)

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Accepting Applications for 2014-2015

 The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, a nationwide team of Kid Reporters ages 10-14, is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school...