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Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell With Clifford The Big Red Dog® in Celebration of Valentine’s Day

ADVISORY, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, Maureen O’Connell, EVP, CAO and CFO, Scholastic, will be joined by Clifford The Big Red Dog, to ring the Opening Bell.

Clifford is a beloved literary icon, who, for more than 50 years, has added joy to the lives of millions of children all around the world. Clifford has grown from a beloved book series by the late, great Norman Bridwell into an iconic global brand. Today, there are more than 130 million Clifford books in print -- plus Clifford TV series, toys, games, ebooks and interactive products, and now Clifford is available on Netflix and through iTunes and Google Play, so that children can interact with Clifford wherever and whenever they like.

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

When:
Friday, February 12, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Scholastic Media Contact:
Kyle Good
212-343-4563
kgood@scholastic.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
A LiveStream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:
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Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Scholastic

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, comprehensive classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The Company also makes quality, affordable books available to all children through school-based book clubs and book fairs. With a 95 year history of service to schools and families, Scholastic continues to carry out its commitment to "Open a World of Possible" for all children. Learn more at www.scholastic.com.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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