Scholastic Introduces Program to Help Teachers Assess Students During In-Class Independent Reading

For Immediate Release

Contact: Alex Wladich, Scholastic Inc., 212-965-7353

Independent Reading Assessment: FICTION helps educators turn assessment data into targeted instruction

Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award for "Outstanding Writing in Animation" Goes to "WordGirl"

New York, NY – June 19, 2012 – Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic Inc, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that its popular animated series WordGirl®, produced by its animation studio Soup2Nuts, was awarded the Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Writing in Animation," in recognition of WordGirl’s mastery of the English language and the series' witty use of characters and storylines to convey entertaining, educational vocabulary lessons.

Scholastic Earns Eight Educational Publishing Awards for its Education Programs and Magazines

Contact: Kristen Joerger, 212-389-3343,

Math Solutions Wins industry’s top honor, a Golden Lamp Award, for professional development

Scholastic Storia™ Awarded the “Editor's Choice Award" by Children's Technology Review