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How Kid Reporters Are Covering NSFW Details This Election

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.22.2016 | Politics

It’s uncomfortable for any journalist to report on a presidential candidate bragging about groping women in explicit detail. But if you’re an adol...

50 States Of Tolerance

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 09.08.2016 | Education
Miri Ben-Ari

Everyone is talking about tolerance these days, perhaps as a result in need to redefine "tolerance" in a world that has lost its innocence over intolerance and constantly tries to adjust to new realities.

Dav Pilkey's Super Amazing Author Adventures

Cristy Bertini | Posted 07.28.2016 | Books
Cristy Bertini

The allure of the Captain Underpants series is lost on some adults. Rife with flatulence jokes, characters with puerile names like Professor Pippy P. Poopypants and starring an unlikely superhero in tighty-whities, the series topped the American Library Association's list of Most Frequently Challenged Books in both 2012 and 2013.

This Piece Won A Gold Medal In The Nation's Most Prestigious Teen Writing Awards

Katherine Du | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts
Katherine Du

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has publicized national award recipients for the 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the nation's oldest, most prestigious awards for creative teens in grades 7-12.

The First Images Of The Illustrated 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets' Are Here

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts

The first look at the fully illustrated "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" is here, and it is awesome. The cover of the Jim Kay-illustrated bo...

Inside the Mind of James Patterson

Cristy Bertini | Posted 03.29.2016 | Books
Cristy Bertini

With over 300 million copies of his books sold worldwide, including 114 New York Times bestsellers and 67 New York Times #1 bestsellers (a Guinness Wo...

Under Pressure, Scholastic Recalls Racist Children's Book

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 01.18.2017 | Books
The Zinn Education Project

The protests over A Birthday Cake for George Washington are part of a longer and larger campaign for children to learn the truth about history and the world today.

Make Time for Rhyme

Susan B. Katz | Posted 10.06.2016 | Books
Susan B. Katz

I grew up on a diet of books by the master rhymer, Dr. Seuss. I devoured Green Eggs and Ham, the Sneetches and that crazy cat on the loose. As a teacher for 20 years, I did lots of rug read alouds. Rhyme sure does please the little listener crowds.

The Secret Eating Disorder (You've Never Heard Of)

Posted 04.29.2015 | Teen

Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out...

I'm Laughing My Way Though The Pain Of My Chronic Disease

Posted 03.02.2015 | Teen

Luc, 14, has such a severe gastrointestinal disease that his doctors had to remove his colon. But his sharp sense of humor is helping him cope—and r...

Walter Dean Myers: 'Once I Began To Read, I Began To Exist'

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.26.2015 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Scholastic's Open a World of Possible, a book tied to the publisher's reading initiative aimed to donate books and ra...

6 Remarkable Teens Who Are Crushing The Mental Illness Stigma

Posted 11.06.2014 | Teen

For years Madeline and Eva suffered in silence. Then they shared their secret with each other: “We have depression.” It was only the beginning of ...

The Dark Secret Haunting One In Four Teens

Posted 09.24.2014 | Teen

The ugly side of prescription painkillers—and how you could get hooked. By Elizabeth Foy Larsen The afternoon of her grandmother’s funeral, ...

5 Ways To Cultivate Fearless Summer Readers

Pam Allyn | Posted 08.24.2014 | Parents
Pam Allyn

We can stock our children's lives with stories and in this way, help them achieve academically and also inspire them deeply. Summer can be a transformational season for your child as a reader. Here are five ways to make sure this real-time magic happens.

Netflix To Reboot 'The Magic School Bus'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Netflix and Scholastic Media announced Wednesday they will join forces to launch a new series for kids, based on the award-winning '90s hit “The Mag...

Read Aloud. Change the World.

Pam Allyn | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Children who grow up as readers become engaged citizens of the global world, and every child deserves that right to read.

Here's Why We're Optimistic About The American Classroom

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents

Most teachers have some pretty selfless and inspiring reasons for going into education. A new survey released this week by Scholastic and the Bill ...

Deleting Creative Work

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 01.31.2014 | Arts
Liaquat Ali Khan

Marti went to discover a part of the cosmos that hasn't been seen before. She was a photographer. She took hundreds of pictures -- some she thought were gorgeous, some showing minutest details, some broad shots of the rainbow, some ugly.

An Interview with Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" Writers Annette and Gina Cascone

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

it was clear from the get go that we were all in sync with what we envisioned for Deadtime Stories. We had the opportunity to talk about the story lines and the characters and what was feasible and not feasible with regard to filming

Behind the Scenes of Nickelodeon's Deadtime Stories: Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Ilana Rapp

Here in Part II, we speak with Executive Producers David and Scott Hillenbrand about their personal lives, what to expect next for Nickelodeon's "Deadtime Stories" and what the books and series writers, the Cascone sisters, have been doing all this time.

Grave Secrets: Behind the Scenes of Nickelodeon's Deadtime Stories Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV
Ilana Rapp

I had a great learning experience from interviewing brothers David & Scott Hillenbrand who have been working for years to bring this project to our television.

Read Every Day: A Healthy Prescription for Your Child

Dr Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD | Posted 12.23.2013 | Parents
Dr Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD

Reading builds motivation, curiosity and memory. It nurtures children and encourages them to form a positive association with books and reading later in life.

Joy Resmovits

Big Obstacle To New Common Core Teaching Standards | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- On a sunny summer afternoon, teachers fill a bright red auditorium in the basement of the Soho headquarters of Scholastic Inc., the educat...

Netflix's Latest Shows Are All In The Family

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Technology

Netflix is continuing its fight for a key demographic it has yet to pin down: families. On Thursday, the company announced that it would be partne...

Raising a New Generation of Readers

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 03.25.2013 | Impact
Earl Martin Phalen

Read to your children every day, beginning at birth. If you do, there's a strong chance they'll become good readers and in turn, develop a love of reading that will carry them through school, work, and beyond.