Scholastic Names the Decade's Ten Big Ideas in Education

December 16, 2009 (New York, NY) – As 2009 draws to a close, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today named 10 Big Ideas in Education from the first decade of the 21st Century. They are:

2000-2009 – The Decade of Harry Potter Gives Kids and Adults a Reason to Love Reading

New York, NY (December 15, 2009) - This was the decade of Harry Potter. Who could have predicted that one magical series could get kids around the world to put down their video games, shut off the TV and devour 800-page books? Books became cool again, with the birth of the midnight release party and kids and adults dressing like fictional characters. Fans of all ages read and re-read J.K.

Scholastic Launches New Book Ordering Website for Schools and Libraries


"Listbuilder" makes ordering for the classroom or library easier than ever


NEW YORK, N.Y. — December 9, 2009 — Schools and libraries now have a faster way to browse and buy collections of quality children's literature from Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), and to have books delivered shelf-ready to classrooms and libraries.

What Works Clearinghouse Confirms Scholastic Read 180 Works

New York, NY, October 27, 2009 (NASDAQ: SCHL) — The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC), our nation's watchdog for effective educational research, has completed its review of the evidence on READ 180®, a reading intervention program from Scholastic. The WWC concludes that the extent of evidence for READ 180 is “medium to large for comprehension and medium to large for general literacy achievement.”

The New York Times Upfront® Asks Teens: What Are The Top Ten News Stories Of 2009?

Teen Magazine Announces Video Contest to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary

New York, NY (October 26, 2009) – The New York Times UPFRONT®, the leading teen magazine covering national news edited and published by Scholastic in conjunction with The New York Times, announces its 10th Anniversary Video Contest.  UPFRONT is inviting junior high and high school students from across the country to create a video up to 3 minutes long showing what they think are the Top 10 News Stories of 2009. 

Whoopi Goldberg Returns As Host Of The 39 Clues™ Live Webcast On November 2, 2009

“Book 6: In Too Deep” by Jude Watson, the newest title in the bestselling multi-media adventure series by Scholastic, to be released on November 3, 2009

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