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Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on Halloween in Celebration of Goosebumps(TM)

ADVISORY, Oct. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on October 31st in celebration of Goosebumps™.

In honor of the occasion, Deborah Forte, EVP Scholastic and President Scholastic Media and Goosebumps author, R.L. Stine will ring the Closing Bell.

Goosebumps™ has a LOT to scream about this year -- it remains 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 as well as an incredibly popular TV series viewed by kids and young adults too! All 74 episodes of the Goosebumps® TV series are being streamed to Netflix subscribers in the United States, Canada, UK and Ireland and are also available for download through iTunes.

In August 2015, the first ever Goosebumps feature film starring Jack Black will be released by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

For more information about Scholastic visit mediaroom.scholastic.com.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, October 31, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Scholastic Corporation Media Contact:

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

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: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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