Scholastic Press Releases

Calling All First-Time Harry Potter Readers and Long-Time Fans!


Harry Potter Cover to Cover Day” Invites Fans to Sit In the Throne Used by J.K. Rowling at Carnegie Hall and Read From the Book That Started it All


Emmy Award-Winning WordGirl Puts Bad Grammar in the Slammer for a Second Year This Fall on PBS Kids Go!

Beginning September 12th, everyone’s favorite fearless heroine faces new nemeses in 18 new episodes produced by Scholastic Media’s Soup2Nuts

Scholastic Announces Sale of Direct-To-Home Continuities Business

New York — August 7, 2008 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Sandvik AS to purchase its U.S. direct-to-home continuities business. Sandvik AS is a Norway-based, family-owned company whose primary line of business is operating consumer-direct, age-appropriate children’s book clubs, using email and the Internet to reach their target audience of parents with children up to age seven. Scholastic expects to close the sale in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009.

Scholastic Education Releases Upgraded, New Editions of WiggleWorks, Proven Early Reading Technology

Now Compatible with Mac OS X and Microsoft Vista, and Includes New Non-Fiction E-books


NEW YORK, N.Y. — July 29, 2008 — WiggleWorks®, the technology-based early reading program from Scholastic Education used extensively in Pre-K-3 classrooms for 14 years, has been re-released with new content and powerful technology upgrades.

Scholastic Announces Fiscal 2008 Results and Fiscal 2009 Outlook

Fiscal 2008 Earnings from Continuing Operations per Diluted Share of $2.82 for Year, $0.75 for Fourth Quarter

Record Free Cash Flow of $188 Million Exceeds Expectations

Initiates Regular Quarterly Dividend

Scholastic Announces Date for 4th Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings Release and Teleconference

NEW YORK — July 17, 2008 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2008 earnings release:

• Earnings Release: Thursday, July 24, 2008 at about 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company's website at

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