Scholastic Press Releases

Scholastic to Sell Educational Technology Business to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $575 Million

April 24, 2015

To Focus on Global Core Children’s Books and
Supplemental Education Businesses

Asbury Park School District Invests in Literacy for All

April 23, 2015


Chanta Jackson
Asbury Park School District

Anne Sparkman
Scholastic Inc.

Asbury Park School District partners with Scholastic to support a comprehensive, community-wide initiative to accelerate student success rates, starting with reading skills

J.K. Rowling Lights Up the Empire State Building to Launch Her Children’s Non-Profit Organization, Lumos USA

April 9, 2015


The author was in New York to raise funds to help the eight million children in institutions and orphanages around the world, of whom over 80 per cent have living parents


Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Student Registration Opens Today As Educators Help Stop the "Summer Slide"

April 6, 2015


Michael Barrett

Bestselling Authors Varian Johnson and Michael Northrop to Visit the Top Schools that Log the Most Reading Minutes This Summer


Educators Who Register Their Students Before June 30th Can Enter to Win a Free Classroom Library of 50 Books


Scholastic Reading Club and® Celebrate Teachers and Administrative Professionals This Spring

April 2, 2015


Michael Barrett
(212) 343-6570

Eloise Pisano
(516) 237-4195


Nominate Your Child’s Teacher or School Administrative Professional Today at


Scholastic Announces Nonfiction Holocaust Reader for Classrooms

April 1, 2015


Kristen Joerger

Book for Grades 7-10 Includes Primary-Source Materials, Activities, Lesson Plans, and More for Students and Teachers


National Student Poets Lead the Way for Youth Writers During National Poetry Month

April 1, 2015


Kimber Craine / President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities / 202-682-5661 / 
Giuliana Bullard / Institute of Museum and Library Services / 202-653-4799 /
Kristen Joerger / Scholastic Art & Writing Awards / 212-389-3343 /


New Edition of Teaching Resource for K–8 Math Answers Questions Teachers Are Asking

March 31, 2015


Alexandra Wladich

About Teaching Mathematics, Fourth Edition by Marilyn Burns Gives K–8 Teachers Actionable Strategies to Help Students Become Confident Learners in Math

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