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Pajama Program and Scholastic Book Clubs Team Up to Help 100,000 Children Sleep Better and Read More

For Every Pair of Pajamas Donated Through Scholastic’s Pajama Drive,
Scholastic Book Clubs’ ClassroomsCare Will Donate a Bedtime Book to Children in Need

New Study on Reading in the Digital Age: Parents Say Electronic, Digital Devices Negatively Affects Kids' Reading Time

 

Kids Say They Would Read More Books for Fun if They Had Greater Access to Books

 

 

Kids' definition of reading is changing in the Digital Age: one in four kids think texting with friends counts as reading

 

New York, NY — September 29, 2010 — In the 2010 Kids and Family Reading Report™, a national survey released today, children age 6 – 17 and their parents share their views on a wide range of topics regarding reading in the 21st Century.

Scholastic Corporation Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase up to $150 Million of Common Stock

New York, NY — September 28, 2010 — Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that it has commenced a modified “Dutch Auction” tender offer to purchase up to $150 million of its common stock at a price not less than $27.00 per share or more than $31.00 per share. The number of shares proposed to be purchased in the tender offer (at the minimum purchase price of $27.00 per share) represents approximately 16.17% of Scholastic’s currently outstanding common shares.

Scholastic Media Announces Spookily Spectacular Media and Marketing Campaign for "Goosebumps" This Halloween

 

Second annual "Get Goosebumps™!" campaign includes multi-city mall tour, episodes on iTunes® and new books & DVDs to support the frighteningly fantastic franchise

 

Scholastic Reports Fiscal 2011 First Quarter Results

New York — September 23, 2010 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today reported results for the fiscal 2011 first quarter ended August 31, 2010.

Scholastic Corporation Announces Intent to Commence Modified Dutch Auction to Repurchase $150 Millon of Common Stock

New York — September 23, 2010 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $150 million of the Company’s common stock through a modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer. Scholastic intends to commence the tender offer during the week of September 27, 2010.

Scholastic Relaunches Acclaimed Dear America Series This Fall with New Publishing and Online Content from Library of Congress

NEW YORK — September 8, 2010 — Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that it will re-launch the acclaimed and bestselling Dear America® historical fiction series this fall with a combination of all-new publishing and re-issues of classic Dear America titles—plus an exciting new interactive website with historical content provided by the Library of Congress.

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