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Scholastic Board Authorizes Further Repurchase of up to $20 Million in Common Stock

NEW YORK — December 16, 2009 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a further program to repurchase up to $20 million of its common stock. Under this program, which will be funded with available cash, the Company may purchase shares, from time to time as conditions allow, on the open market or in negotiated private transactions. The share repurchase program may be suspended at any time without prior notice.

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:

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.

Scholastic Book Clubs ClassroomsCare Inducts More Than 10,000 Classes to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK, N.Y. — America's kids are embracing a challenge set forth by Scholastic Book Clubs and its Ambassadors of Reading, Eli and Peyton Manning earlier this Fall. At the halfway point in Scholastic Book Clubs' ClassroomsCare read-to-give program, children across the country are exceeding expectations to have their class read 100 books by December 18th.

The Nation’s Most Promising Teen Writers Published In New Anthology The Best Teen Writing Of 2009

(New York, NY, November 23, 2009) – Highlighting the emerging talent of American teen writers, the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers has released THE BEST TEEN WRITING OF 2009 (Scholastic (NASDAQ; November 2009).  The anthology features work from young writers, ages 12-18, who were honored for their writing by

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  • 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. 

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