Scholastic Education

Press Release: Scholastic Launches 2016 Presidential Election Website
January 22, 2016 at 2:28 pm

NEW YORK—January 21, 2016—Today, the editors of Scholastic News® announced the launch of the Scholastic News Election 2016 website, a resource designed to immerse kids in the 2016 Presidential Election and enhance the news stories found in the award-winning Scholastic classroom magazines. Visit the Scholastic News Election 2016 website at: The Scholastic News Election…

The Big 5 Publishers Sat Out Deal-Making in 2015
January 11, 2016 at 1:04 pm

The biggest deals in the publishing industry in 2015 occurred outside of the trade sector. Unlike 2013, when the Random House–Penguin merger was completed, or 2014, when HarperCollins acquired Harlequin, the major trade houses did not make any major acquisitions last year. The biggest acquisitions in 2015 were in professional and educational publishing, led by…

Press Release: Elissa Tomasetti Named Senior Vice President, Marketing for Scholastic Education
October 16, 2015 at 2:12 pm

NEW YORK—October 15, 2015—Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL), the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced the appointment of Elissa Tomasetti as Senior Vice President, Marketing for Scholastic Education. Based in New York and reporting to Greg Worrell, President of Scholastic Education, Elissa will be the key driver of strategic marketing for Scholastic Education’s customized,…

Scholastic Acquires Learners Publishing – An English Language Learning Supplemental Publisher in Singapore
January 10, 2012

Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company, announced today that through its Singapore subsidiary, Scholastic Education International (Singapore) Private Ltd., it has acquired Learners Publishing, a Singapore-based publisher of supplemental learning materials for English Language Learners. Since its launch in 2000, Learners Publishing has produced a list of more than 400 titles, many of which have been adopted by schools in Singapore and regional Asian markets for their quality content in the area of language acquisition. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

'The Dog Ate My Homework' Just Doesn’t Fly Anymore
June 1, 2009

Who hasn’t tried the excuse, “My dog ate my homework,” on a teacher? Success with that excuse now is nearly impossible, according to experts in educational book publishing. So much of what teachers currently do involves digital materials and tools that, short of a network failure or computer glitch, a student would be hard-pressed to come up with a similar excuse.

50 Top Women in Book Publishing
May 1, 2009

From multimillion-dollar acquisitions to multimillion-dollar best-sellers, powerful women stand at every pivotal, decision-making point in the book publishing process. Book Business’ first annual “50 Top Women in Book Publishing” feature recognizes and honors some of these industry leaders who affect and transform how publishing companies do business, and what—and how—consumers read.

Call for Speakers for National Publishing Conference
September 29, 2006

The Book Business Conference and Expo is inviting applications from publishing executives to speak at the 2007 conference, to be held March 5-6, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. This prestigious event draws thousands of publishing industry executives from around the country and features sessions on publishing management; production, manufacturing and workflow; and sales, marketing and distribution. Speakers at the 2006 conference hailed from many of the industry’s leading publishing organizations, including Merriam-Webster, Scholastic Education, HarperCollins, Thieme Medical Publishers, Oxford University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Knopf Publishing Group, Wiley, Simon & Schuster, Random House, and many more.   Publishing executives interested in speaking at the

Book Business Conference‘Strikes Chord’ With Publishing Executives
May 1, 2006

Not even a George Clooney sighting could disrupt the 2006 Book Business Conference and Expo, which took place March 20-22 at the Hilton New York. The celebrity was filming his latest picture just feet away from the conference’s registration area and—predictably—attracted all sorts of ogling from attendees and passers-by, but it was the conference and expo that were the stars of the week. Much like the industry it serves, the conference found itself in an unprecedented state of evolution when it kicked off on Monday, March 20. In its 10th year and amid revolutionary changes in the world of book publishing, this year’s conference