Scholastic Corporation [SCHL] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Halloween to Celebrate the "Frighteningly Fun" Iconic Brand Goosebumps(TM)

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ADVISORY, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Scholastic Corporation [SCHL], the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on Halloween to celebrate Goosebumps™.

Goosebumps is one of the best-selling children's series of all-time – with more than 350 million English language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages. A global megabrand, the Goosebumps television series, produced by Scholastic Media, is streamed exclusively on Netflix (Nasdaq:NFLX) in the US. The show airs on The Hub and is available on iTunes, on DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, on audio from Scholastic Audio and in multi-platform video games and apps from Scholastic Interactive.

In honor of the occasion, Deborah Forte, EVP Scholastic and President Scholastic Media will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, October 31, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Kyle Good
(212) 343-4563
kgood@scholastic.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

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About Scholastic Corporation [SCHL]:

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media. Scholastic creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, magazines, multi-media and other products that help children learn both at school and at home. The Company distributes its products and services worldwide through a variety of channels, including school-based book clubs and book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, on-air, and online at www.scholastic.com.

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