Research and Reports

Kids & Family Reading Report

The Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report is a biennial, national survey of children ages 6–17 and their parents as well as parents of kids ages 0–5, in the U.S. exploring attitudes and behaviors around reading books for fun. Released as three installments, findings from the 7th Edition cover the topics of read aloud, summer reading, book access, the latest trends in children’s reading habits as well as what both kids and parents want in books.

Teacher & Principal School Report

The Scholastic Teacher & Principal School Report series showcases the results of a national survey of more than 4,700 public school Pre-K–12 educators on critical issues affecting schools and districts across the country.

The series also takes a deep dive into 16 states, revealing the striking similarity of challenges facing educators nationwide, even as it uncovers fascinating differences on a more local level.

Teacher & Principal School Report: Focus on Literacy

Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education

School Libraries Work!

The 2016 Edition of School Libraries Work! provides evidence of the positive impact of school librarians and libraries on student learning, while confirming that when school librarian staffing is reduced, student achievement in English language arts (ELA) suffers.

Primary Sources

The goal of Primary Sources is to ensure the voice of teachers is at the center of the dialogue surrounding education. This report is for educators, policymakers, education stakeholders and parents.