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Mar 31, 2015, 10:00 ET
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New Edition of Teaching Resource for K-8 Math Answers Questions Teachers Are Asking

About Teaching Mathematics, an influential professional development book for K–8 math teachers, is now available in its fourth edition. The...

Mar 26, 2015, 12:00 ET
Harry Potter boards the Hogwarts Express for the first time in the cover image of the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone available 10/6/15.

Scholastic Releases Exclusive Cover of Upcoming Illustrated Edition of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today released the exclusive cover image of the...

Mar 26, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results

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

Mar 25, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter Dividend

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

Mar 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Scholastic Acquires Equity Position in UK Children's Publisher, Make Believe Ideas

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that it has purchased a minority...

Mar 20, 2015, 16:25 ET
Just days before the U.S. Chess Championships begins in St. Louis, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny partners with the Chess Club and Scholastic Center to help promote chess. In this photo, Matheny, an avid chess player, is joined with Sam Jerauld and Jaylen Kaid for a chess lesson at the club.

Take Me Out to the Chess Match: Mike Matheny Partners with Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) announced today its partnership with St. Louis Cardinals' Manager and avid chess...

Mar 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Date for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Release and Teleconference

 Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its third quarter fiscal year 2015...

Mar 16, 2015, 13:57 ET
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The Next Generation of Creative Leaders Named as National 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners

The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers today announced the national winners of the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:38 ET

Nation's Chess Capital Welcomes 2015 U.S. Chess Championships

For the seventh consecutive year, the nation's top 24 chess players will gather in Saint Louis to compete for the titles of U.S. Champion and U.S....

Mar 05, 2015, 16:15 ET
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Literacy Expert Phyllis C. Hunter Shares 10 Ways to Encourage Reading at Home and in School

 Renowned literacy expert Phyllis C. Hunter has penned a special series of blog posts on edu@scholastic, Scholastic's education blog, offering...

Mar 03, 2015, 16:15 ET
"Read Aloud: Start Early & Keep Going" from Kids & Family Reading Report, 5th edition. Scholastic. www.scholastic.com/readingreport

National Survey Finds That 83% Of Kids Ages 6-17 Love(d) Being Read Aloud To

 March 4th is World Read Aloud Day, and there is reason to celebrate because according to the Kids & Family Reading Report™: 5th...

Feb 18, 2015, 09:58 ET
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Scholastic Announces New Edition of Popular Classroom Library by Phyllis C. Hunter for Grades K-5

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the launch of The Phyllis C. Hunter...

Feb 17, 2015, 11:45 ET
The Survival Guide to Bullying by Aija Mayrock (Scholastic)

Scholastic Acquires Teen Author Aija Mayrock's Self-Published Survival Guide to Bullying

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, has acquired North American rights to 19-year-old Aija Mayrock's...

Jan 29, 2015, 09:15 ET
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Scholastic Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Graphix Imprint

 Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its groundbreaking Graphix...

Jan 13, 2015, 08:30 ET
Hagrid, Ron, Draco and Hermione - four exclusive images from the upcoming fully illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.  (credit: Illustrations by Jim Kay (C) 2014 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.)

Scholastic Releases Exclusive Images from Upcoming Illustrated Edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today released four exclusive new images from the...

Jan 08, 2015, 08:00 ET
"What Makes Frequent Readers" from Kids & Family Reading Report, 5th edition. Scholastic. www.scholastic.com/readingreport

National Survey Of Kids And Parents Provides Insight Into What Makes Children Frequent Readers

 Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) the global children's publishing, education and media company, today released results from the fifth edition of...

Dec 18, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

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

Dec 17, 2014, 13:35 ET
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Scholastic Corporation Announces Third Quarter Dividend

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

Dec 16, 2014, 16:06 ET
Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books.  photo credit: Rich White

Norman Bridwell, Creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, Dies at 86

 Norman Bridwell, the author/illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series of children's books, died on Martha's Vineyard on Friday,...

Dec 16, 2014, 07:00 ET
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The Scholastic Possible Fund, Usher and New Look Charity Donate 100,000 New Children's Books to Toys for Tots, Save the Children and Room to Read

Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that a donation of 100,000 new children's books from The...