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09:00 ET 2016 School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year Announced

The 2016 School Librarian of the Year Award winner and two finalists were announced today by School Library Journal (SLJ). Sponsored by Scholastic...


Aug 21, 2016, 16:01 ET Morton Schindel, Founder Of Weston Woods Studios, Dies At Age 98

Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children's books, died...


Aug 18, 2016, 09:00 ET Scholastic and ASCD Launch 3-Day Professional Learning Institute for Educators Focused on District-Wide Literacy Improvement

 The inaugural, three-day Literacy Leaders' Institute, hosted by Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, and...


Aug 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Scholastic Announces Sales of More Than 2 Million Copies of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two in the First Two Days

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two script book, the eighth Harry Potter story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne,...


Jul 21, 2016, 17:59 ET Flash Mob Of Harry Potter Fans -- "Muggle Mob" -- Stops Traffic At Scholastic Headquarters In New York City

 More than 300 Harry Potter fans formed a massive flash mob or "Muggle Mob" today, taking over Broadway in front of the Scholastic headquarters...


Jul 07, 2016, 16:41 ET New Professional Book From Scholastic Breaks Down Barriers For Teaching K-8 Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder

 With one in every 68 children now being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and a national trend toward inclusive education, every...


Jun 20, 2016, 10:04 ET 39 Gubernatorial Spouses, 3 Governors And 1 Lieutenant Governor Join The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge To Get Kids Reading

Government officials across America are making a commitment to getting kids reading this summer. 39 Governors' Spouses representing the U.S....


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 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,...


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...