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2014-10-03 08:23:18

Primary Sources Update Shows More Teachers Are Prepared to Teach to the Common Core and Many Are Seeing Positive Changes in Their Classrooms, While Acknowledging Challenges and a Need for Resources NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released results from a survey of more than 1,600 of America's pre-K-12 public school teachers who are in the more than 40 states where the Common Core State Standards are being...

2014-09-25 08:23:56

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today reported results for the Company's fiscal 2015 first quarter ended August 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/SIRLOGO Revenue in the first quarter was $283.8 million, compared to $276.3 million a year ago, an increase of $7.5 million, or 3%. The Company reported first quarter loss per share of $1.05, versus a loss...

2014-09-24 16:23:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the promotion of Ken Cleary to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. In his new role, Mr. Cleary will be responsible for overseeing all corporate accounting, tax and internal audit functions, ensuring that all reporting is accurate and in compliance with government regulations. He will be a key executive within the Finance...

2014-09-24 12:26:48

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's Class A and Common Stock for the second quarter of fiscal 2015. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2014 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/SIRLOGO About Scholastic Scholastic...

2014-09-18 16:23:51

Third Class of the National Student Poets Program has been selected by White House Committee to Serve as National Poetry Ambassadors WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 class of the National Student Poets Program (NSPP), the nation's highest honor for teen poets presenting original work, began their year of poetry events, workshops and service projects with a reading hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama in the Blue Room of the White House. These five outstanding young...

2014-09-18 12:25:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its first quarter fiscal year 2015 earnings release: -- Earnings Release: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company's website at investor.scholastic.com and mediaroom.scholastic.com. -- Conference Call: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM (Eastern)...

2014-09-17 12:21:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced the appointment of Andy Yablin as Vice President, Transportation. As the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, Scholastic distributes more than 350 million books annually, exporting materials in 45 languages to more than 150 countries, and delivering nearly 130,000 school-based book fairs. In this newly created...

2014-09-15 08:26:56

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are accepting submissions from students in grades 7-12 who aspire to follow in the footsteps of Stephen King, Andy Warhol and Lena Dunham and gain opportunities for exhibition, publication, scholarships and more NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's longest- running, most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for students in grades 7-12, is now open for submissions and invites all...

2014-09-10 16:23:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today issued this statement regarding "Scholastic School Supply": Many of our customers have received invoices from a company calling itself "Scholastic School Supply." Scholastic School Supply is not affiliated with Scholastic Inc., but rather is a company that is using Scholastic's name and trademark without authorization. Scholastic recently became...

2014-09-10 08:28:00

Florida, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey and New York Lead as Top 5 States with Most Minutes Read in Summer 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Children worldwide set a new world record for summer reading by logging 304,749,681 million minutes in the 8(th) annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge (between May 5, 2014 and September 5, 2014), breaking the 2013 world record of 176,438,473 reading minutes. This summer, 7,334 schools, from across all 50 states and 29 countries,...


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