SCHL - Scholastic Corporation

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Scholastic Corporation

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

SectorServices
IndustryPublishing - Books
Full Time Employees9,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Richard Robinson2.56M3.47M80
Ms. Maureen E. O’Connell CPA1.52M1.15M55
Mr. Andrew S. Hedden1.08M197.03k76
Ms. Judith A. Newman1.21M384.76k59
Mr. Alan J. Boyko1M683.01k63
Amounts are as of December 31, 2017 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. Currency in USD.

Description

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 school 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, Pokemon, and Geronimo Stilton. In addition, this segment publishes and creates ‘books plus’ products for children, including titles, such as Make Clay Charms, Sew Cute Mini Treats, Make Your Own Mini Erasers, and Lego Chain Reactions. The Education segment is involved in the publication and distribution of children’s books, print and on-line references, and non-fiction and fiction focused products, classroom magazines and materials, as well as custom curriculum and teaching guides. It publishes non-fiction books under the imprints of Children’s Press and Franklin Watts; and consumer magazines under the Teacher magazine name. The International segment licenses the rights to selected Scholastic titles in 47 languages to other publishing companies; and sells educational materials, digital educational resources, and children’s books to schools, libraries, bookstores, and other book distributors in approximately 145 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.

Corporate Governance

Scholastic Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 15, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.