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Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq: SCHL) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Scholastic Corporation (Nasdaq:SCHL), the global children's publishing, education and media company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the success of the bestselling Captain Underpants series, its creator Dav Pilkey and the film release of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, in theaters Friday, June 2. Published by Scholastic, the Captain Underpants children’s book series has more than 80 million books in print worldwide, and is available in more than 25 languages.

Dick Robinson, Chairman, President and CEO of Scholastic, and Dav Pilkey, Author of “Captain Underpants” and the new “Dog Man” series, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, June 1, 2017 – 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 live stream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at:

https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies 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 programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized 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 96 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 global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. 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 89 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com.

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