second quarter results fiscal 2010

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.

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