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Jan 31, 2017, 07:00 ET New National Research On Children's Reading Released By Scholastic

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, today released results from the Kids & Family...


Jan 05, 2017, 08:06 ET Scholastic To Publish Updated Edition of J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will publish an updated edition of the...


Dec 01, 2016, 09:00 ET PreK-3 Students Gain Increased Access to Books with New Take-Home Book Packs from Scholastic

According to the newly released Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education, 46% of teachers and principals say access to fiction...


Nov 30, 2016, 08:40 ET More than 33,000 Students from 80 Schools Worldwide will Receive 10 Free Books this School Year Through My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs

This school year, more than 33,000 students from schools across six states and the Dominican Republic will be given the opportunity to choose and...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Scholastic Announces 39 Kid Reporters Chosen for 2016-17 Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™

The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ today welcomed 24 new and 15 returning Kid Reporters, ages 10 to 14, from across the United...


Nov 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Scholastic News® EXCLUSIVE: First Lady Michelle Obama Reflects on the "Let's Move!" Initiative and Life In and After the White House

Eight Kid Reporters from the award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps™ sat down with First Lady Michelle Obama for an exclusive interview in...


Nov 16, 2016, 06:00 ET New Survey of Teachers & Principals from Scholastic Explores Barriers to Equity in Education and the Resources Needed to Support Students

The views and experiences of more than 4,700 public school Pre-K–12 teachers and principals representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia...


Oct 27, 2016, 09:00 ET 22 Talented Educators Will Share Expertise Throughout 2016-17 School Year as Scholastic "Top Teaching" Bloggers

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, has announced the 2016–17 team of 22 exceptional...


Oct 18, 2016, 07:00 ET Scholastic News® Student Vote Results Are In: Hillary Clinton Picked to Win 2016 Presidential Election

Approximately 153,000 students across the country in grades K–12 cast their ballots in the 2016 Scholastic News® Student Vote and the results are...


Sep 19, 2016, 10:25 ET Children In Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania And Georgia Logged The Most Reading Minutes In The 2016 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

 This summer, nearly 250,000 children from across all 50 states and 25 countries read 204,594,918 million minutes in the annual Scholastic...


Sep 07, 2016, 06:00 ET International Literacy Day: Get Kids Reading with 4 Big Ideas from 4 Countries

Tomorrow is International Literacy Day (September 8) and in celebration, Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and...


Aug 25, 2016, 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 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...


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...