Scholastic Corporation is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology. For over 97 years, teachers and parents have recognized Scholastic as a trusted name in learning. The Company continues this successful history by remaining focused on encouraging children to learn to read and love to learn, helping teachers carry out their important jobs and supporting parents in their role as their child’s first teacher.
Founded in 1920 by M.R. “Robbie” Robinson, the father of the current Chairman and CEO, Richard Robinson, today, Scholastic has over $2 billion in revenues and is a global leader in children’s brands and distribution, with nearly 10,000 employees worldwide. 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, feature film, videos and toys. The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, and school-based and direct-to-home continuity programs; retail stores, schools, libraries and television networks; and the Company's Internet site, www.scholastic.com.