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Scholastic Corporation operates as a children’s publishing, education, and media company in the United States. The company’s Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment publishes and distributes children’s books, media, and interactive products through school-based book clubs and book fairs, and the trade channel. Its Educational Technology and Services segment produces and distributes curriculum-based learning technology and materials for grades pre-kindergarten to 12, as well as provides related implementation and assessment, and school consulting services. The company’s Classroom and Supplemental Materials Publishing segment publishes and distributes children’s books, classroom magazines, supplemental classroom materials, custom curriculum and teaching guides, print and online reference products, and non-fiction products for grades pre-kindergarten to 12 in schools and libraries. Its Media, Licensing and Advertising segment creates and produces programming and digital content for various platforms, including television, DVDs, audio, movies, interactive games, applications, and Websites; and offers a television library consisting of half-hour productions. This segment also produces television programming; offers young adult and children’s audio recordings for the school, library, and retail markets; and creates audio visual adaptations of classic children’s picture books, as well as develops literacy, education, and pro-social campaigns. The company’s International segment publishes and distributes products and services to schools, libraries, bookstores, and other book distributors in approximately 150 countries; and licenses the rights to selected Scholastic titles in 45 languages to other publishing companies. It also distributes its products and services directly to schools and libraries through retail stores and the Internet. Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

9,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1920

scholastic corp (SCHL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $970.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Sch...
Total Annual Compensation: $687.9K
Executive Vice President and President of Boo...
Total Annual Compensation: $674.5K
President of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc
Total Annual Compensation: $513.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

scholastic corp (SCHL) Key Developments

Scholastic Announces Launch of Guided Reading Short Reads

Scholastic announced the launch of Guided Reading Short Reads, a K-6 resource that deepens students' comprehension of complex, short, informational texts, and Leveled Bookroom 3(rd) Edition, an all-in-one resource featuring leveled texts, powerful assessments, and new technology tools that combine to create a unique whole-school shared reading resource for all K-6 students. Guided Reading Short Reads and Leveled Bookroom 3(rd) Edition both support small group differentiated instruction for grades K-6 and are the newest offerings in Scholastic's comprehensive suite of reading and writing programs for ELA classrooms, which includes the Guided Reading programs, Traits Writing(TM), Classroom Magazines, nonfiction collections and text sets, theme-based classroom libraries, and more. The company's new Leveled Bookroom 3(rd) Edition for grades K-6 is a comprehensive package of 5,400 leveled texts across a wide range of text types and genres, featuring, new digital resources, and research-based instruction that can enrich teacher skills and prepare students for real-world reading. Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition offers multiple copies of 6-book sets of authentic leveled texts for small-group instruction, teaching cards for every title, Next Step Guided Reading Assessment kits from Guided Reading practitioners Jan Richardson and Maria Walther, new digital tools like the Text Set Finder, allowing teachers to create custom text-sets based on theme, genre, text type, and author, and a new Implementation Guide that provides support at every step for effective differentiated instruction. Thoughtfully redesigned from previous editions, Leveled Bookroom 3rd Edition is available with a wide range of customizable options that include convenient and sturdy bookshelves and bins with customized labeling options.

Scholastic Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended August 31, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015

Scholastic Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended August 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $283.8 million compared to $276.3 million a year ago. Operating loss was $53.4 million compared to $45.9 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $54.3 million compared to $47.8 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $34.0 million compared to $30.1 million a year ago. Net loss was $34.1 million compared to $29.9 million a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share of Class A and common stock loss from continuing operations was $1.05 compared to $0.94 a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share was $1.05 compared to $0.94 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $55.8 million compared to $70.8 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $7.3 million compared to $7.3 million a year ago. At quarter end, net debt was $183.5 million versus $13.4 million a year ago, largely the result of the strategic purchase of the New York City headquarters earlier in 2014. For the fiscal 2015, the company reaffirmed total revenue of approximately $1.9 billion and earnings per diluted share from continuing operations in the range of $1.80 to $2 before the impact of any onetime items. Free cash flow is expected to be in the range of $65 million to $85 million.

Scholastic Promotes Ken Cleary to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer

Scholastic announced the promotion of Ken Cleary to Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. In his new role, Mr. Cleary will be responsible for overseeing all corporate accounting, tax and internal audit functions, ensuring that all reporting is accurate and in compliance with government regulations. He will be a key executive within the Finance group, working closely with Financial Planning and Analysis, Investor Relations, and Treasury. He will also be a key partner for the business divisions, providing useful information to inform business decisions and drive results.


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