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40,000 Teachers Give Their Views on Education Reform in "Primary Sources"


Teachers Call For Engaging Curriculum, Supportive Leadership, Clear Standards Common Across States in Survey by Scholastic Inc. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation


Peace One Day, Offers Free Multi-Media Online Curriculum to U.S. Middle and High Schools


in association with Scholastic, and underwritten by Ben & Jerry’s, educational program features 21 lesson plans, DVD, and live webcast designed to motivate teen participation in Peace Day on September 21st, 2010, a day adopted by all UN members and recognized by the US Senate


Leading Experts on 21st Century Learning Present Webcast Series for School Leaders


Scholastic "Expert Talks" give school leaders access to experts on preparing students for 21st century workforce


NEW YORK, N.Y. — January 12, 2010 — Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, is inviting teachers, school administrators and education leaders to join some of the nation’s thought leaders on learning in the 21st Century for a series of four webcasts starting in January.

Scholastic Reports Second Quarter Results for Fiscal 2010

New York — December 17, 2009 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL)today reported strong results for the second quarter ended November 30, 2009, with a nearly 100% increase in higher margin educational technology sales, as well as margin benefit from targeted price increases and company-wide cost reductions. Before one-time, mostly non-cash charges, the Company recorded a 30% increase in earnings. In addition, substantial free cash flow (as defined) further reduced debt. The Company affirmed its fiscal 2010 guidance.

Scholastic Corporation Announces Third Quarter Dividend

New York — December 16, 2009 — Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced that its Board of Directors today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per share on the Company’s Class A and Common Stock for the third quarter of fiscal 2010. The dividend is payable on March 15, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 29, 2010...

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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:

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