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Dick Robinson on "Boss Talk": reading in the Common Core era

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Our President & CEO Dick Robinson was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal's "Boss Talk" to discuss Scholastic's focus on educational...

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Now this is BIG!

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 16th, 2013 

Julia Boudreau of Scholastic Media is guest blogging today to announce the winners of the 2013 ‘Clifford BE BIG in Your Community Contest’!

Star Readers' favorite books

Nadia Almahdi  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 1

Since September, teachers and parents across the country have been entering their kids in Scholastic Reading Club’s Star Reader Sweepstakes. To date, over 11,000...

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Magic School Bus creators Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen visit China

Kristen Joerger  October 14th, 2013  Comments • 2

How do you say Ms. Frizzle in Chinese?

Juan Mao Lau Shi. Juan means frizzy; Mao means hair; and Lau shi is teacher,” says author of the Magic School Bus...

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In Our Feeds: Digital comic books, flipped schools, and a literary map

Kristen Joerger  October 11th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

Brian Lehrer: Words of advice for all teen writers

Brittany Sullivan  October 11th, 2013 

We loved what The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers said over at AYAW BLOG, so we're sharing their post here. Enjoy!

Write. Rewrite. Stop.

Scholastic Books Fairs Launches New Free App

Michael Barrett  October 10th, 2013 

Scholastic Book Fairs has gone 2.0 today with the official launch of our new, free Scholastic Book Fairs App, which helps parents (and...

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Stand up for girls

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

One of our Literacy Champions and partner, LitWorld, has shared with us information on an amazing campaign called Stand Up for Girls....

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Thank a principal this month

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 10th, 2013 

Behind a great school there is usually a great principal. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees. In a video produced specifically for National Principal's Month (...

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Art.Write.Now.POP-UP!, featuring Timothy H. Lee

Brittany Sullivan  October 8th, 2013 

If you happened to walk by The Scholastic Store in New York City this past week, you may have found yourself stopping to ask, “Who is that artist in the window?”

Ready to face your fears?

Nadia Almahdi  October 8th, 2013 

“Always use the proper name for things. Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself," Professor Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  

In Our Feeds:The Muppets,

Nadia Almahdi  October 4th, 2013 

Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a good weekend!

The best teen writing, all in one place

Brittany Sullivan  October 3rd, 2013  Comments • 1

Every year, hundreds of thousands of talented students from across the nation submit their unique works to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program...

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Parent resource center receives a FACElift

Alexandra Wladich  October 3rd, 2013 

Last week, the Scholastic Family and Community Engagement (FACE) team traveled to Florida for the 3rd Annual Family and Community Engagement Symposium.

Bullying prevention resources

Kristen Joerger  October 1st, 2013 

October is National Bullying Prevention month. While it’s unfortunate that the issue of bullying has become so prominent over the years, the reality is that today’s...

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Art to inspire young readers

Megan Kaesshaefer  October 1st, 2013 

"Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life." is our company's global literacy campaign, the backbone of all that we do here. Helping children gain access to books, improve their...

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Flash residency! A Scholastic Art & Writing Awards alum takes center stage in NYC

Morgan Baden  September 30th, 2013 

There's something pretty special happening in our NYC headquarters this week! Even if you're not in NYC, though, you can follow along!

In Our Feeds: Fall, Light Sabers, Sesame Street

Morgan Baden  September 27th, 2013 

Every Friday, we share a handful of links that we found funny, provocative or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Have a great weekend!

It's the...

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Lunchbox Literacy

Kristen Joerger  September 27th, 2013 

Did you know that today is National Love Note Day? To celebrate, we have a great guest post from Maggie McGuire at the Scholastic Parents Raise a Reader blog with some...

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Scholastic donates 1 million books to Reach Out and Read

Michael Barrett  September 25th, 2013  Comments • 2

What if I told you in order to get a full clean bill-of-health from your pediatrician, you should read aloud to your child daily?

In Liberia, reading books to promote peace

Morgan Baden  September 24th, 2013 

Books can entertain us, educate us, enlighten us. And sometimes, books can help promote peace.

Meet the new class of National Student Poets

Brittany Sullivan  September 23rd, 2013 

We’re thrilled to introduce Sojourner Ahebee, Michaela Coplen, Nathan Cummings, Aline Dolinh and Louis Lafair - the second annual class of literary ambassadors for the...

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Know a teenager? Check out TeenBeing.com!

Morgan Baden  September 20th, 2013  Comments • 1

Choices magazine is proud to announce the birth of our brand-spanking new blog, TeenBeing: For all the adults who are helping teens make great decisions.

Do you know a Star Reader?

Nadia Almahdi  September 20th, 2013 

Do you have a Star Reader in your life? Scholastic is celebrating readers from Pre-K through Middle School by featuring Star Readers in the print flyers, which are...

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Our Fiscal 2014 first quarter results

Morgan Baden  September 19th, 2013 

"We are off to a great start this year, as schools continue to turn to Scholastic for broad-scale instruction solutions to raise student achievement in the Common Core era...

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