SCHOLASTIC CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DATE FOR FIRST QUARTER 2009 EARNINGS RELEASE AND TELECONFERENCE



New York, NY (September 16, 2008) -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its fiscal first quarter 2009 earnings release:

• Earnings Release: Thursday, September 25, 2008 at about 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company’s website at www.scholastic.com.
• Teleconference: Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 8:30 AM (Eastern) hosted by Richard Robinson, Chairman, President and CEO; and Maureen O’Connell, Executive Vice President, CAO and CFO. To participate in the conference call, please dial (888) 868-9079. The simultaneous webcast will be in listen-only mode via the Company’s website at www.scholastic.com.
• Archived Webcast and Audio Replay: The archived webcast and
accompanying slides will be available on the Company’s website shortly after the completion of the live call. An audio only replay of the call will be available toll-free at (800) 642-1687 or, for international calls, at (706) 645-9291 and by entering access code 64303416. The recording will be available through Thursday, October 2.

About Scholastic:
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and a leader in educational technology and children’s media. Scholastic
creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys. The Company distributes its
products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company’s Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.


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