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Jun 15, 2017, 09:54 ET 42 Gubernatorial Spouses, 3 Governors And 1 Lt. Governor Sign On As 2017 Reading Ambassadors For The Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

According to research from the Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, 80% of children ages 6–17 agree that summer reading will...


Jun 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Scholastic and ASCD Announce Professional Learning Institute for Educators Focused on District-Wide Literacy Improvement

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


Jun 01, 2017, 11:43 ET More Than 4,000 Students From 30 Minneapolis Schools Will Receive 10 Free Books Of Their Choice Through Start Reading Now And Scholastic Book Fairs

Recent research from the Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, released by Scholastic, found that 80% of kids agree that reading books...


May 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Head Start Celebrates 52nd Birthday

Today, the National Head Start Association (NHSA) is celebrating Head Start's 52nd birthday by partnering with Scholastic, the global children's...


May 08, 2017, 11:32 ET Kids' Summer Reading Adventure Starts Now With The 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge And Reading Road Trip

Recent research from the Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, released by Scholastic, found that only half of all parents with children...


May 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Scholastic Inc. anuncia la apertura de su nueva oficina internacional en Colombia, mayo 2017

Scholastic, empresa editorial de literatura infantil, educación y recursos de enseñanza, anunció hoy la apertura de una nueva sucursal en Bogotá,...


May 03, 2017, 09:00 ET Scholastic Inc. anuncia a abertura da nova filial internacional na Colômbia em maio de 2017

A Scholastic, empresa mundial de publicações infantis, educação e mídia, anunciou hoje a abertura de uma nova filial em Bogotá, Colômbia, que...


Apr 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Scholastic Launches Leveled Bookroom 4.0 for K-6 Classrooms with Print Books, Instructional Materials, and More

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the launch of Leveled Bookroom 4.0, a...


Mar 15, 2017, 08:58 ET Schools, Families, Libraries And Community Partners Can Encourage Kids To Take A Reading Adventure With The 2017 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge

Recent research from the Kids & Family Reading Report™: 6th Edition, released by Scholastic, found that 80% of children ages 6–17 agree that...


Mar 01, 2017, 09:00 ET Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Now Accepting Applications for 2017-2018 School Year

The award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps, a group of young journalists ages 10–14 from across the country and around the world, is now...


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,...