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Scholastic Corporation (SCHL)

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Scholastic Corporation
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
United States - Map
Phone: 212-343-6100
Website: http://www.scholastic.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Services
Industry:Publishing - Books
Full Time Employees:8,900

Business Summary 

Scholastic Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and distributes children’s books worldwide. It operates through three segments: Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, and International. The Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment engages in the publication and distribution of children’s books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its book clubs and book fairs, and trade channel. Its original publications include Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, The Magic School Bus, I Spy, Captain Underpants, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties consist of Star Wars, Lego, Minecraft, and Geronimo Stilton. In addition, this segment publishes and creates ‘books plus’ products for children, including titles, such as Make Clay Charms, Nail Style Studio, and Lego Chain Reactions. The Education segment is involved in the publication and distribution of children’s books, classroom magazines, supplemental classroom materials, and custom curriculum and teaching guides, as well as print and on-line reference, and non-fiction products for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 in schools and libraries. It publishes non-fiction and fiction books under the imprints of Children’s Press and Franklin Watts; and Instructor magazine and various digital advertising properties. The International segment licenses the rights to selected Scholastic titles in 45 languages to other publishing companies; and sells educational materials, software, and children’s books to schools, libraries, bookstores, and other book distributors in approximately 150 countries. The company distributes its products and services directly to schools and libraries through retail stores and the Internet. Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Corporate Governance 
Scholastic Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.
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 PayExercised
Mr. Richard Robinson , 79
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Chairman of Exec. Committee
2.68M2.13M
Ms. Maureen E. O’Connell CPA, 54
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Admin. Officer and Exec. VP
2.04M618.00K
Mr. Andrew S. Hedden , 75
Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec., Director and Member of Retirement Plan Committee
1.11M0.00
Ms. Margery W. Mayer , 64
Exec. VP and Pres of Scholastic Education
1.09M48.00K
Ms. Judith A. Newman , 58
Pres of Reading Club and E-Commerce
1.26M125.00K
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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