Scholastic Corporation operates as a children’s publishing, education, and media company in the United States. It publishes and distributes children’s books through school-based book clubs and book fairs, ecommerce, and the trade channel; and produces and distributes curriculum-based learning technology and materials for grades pre-kindergarten to 12, as well as provides related implementation and assessment, and school consulting services. The company also publishes and distributes children’s books, classroom magazines, supplemental classroom materials, print and online reference products, and non-fiction products for grades pre-kindergarten to 12 in schools and libraries. In addition, it creates and produces programming and digital content for various platforms, including television, DVDs, audio, movies, interactive games, applications, and Websites; and offers a television library consisting of approximately 500 half-hour productions. Further, the company produces television programming, including the animated series; creates audiovisual adaptations of classic children’s picture books; produces young adult and children’s audio recordings for the school, library, and retail markets; creates original and licensed consumer software, including handheld and console products with accessories and mobile applications for grades pre-K to 8; and develops sponsored educational materials and supplementary classroom programs in partnership with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and business organizations. The company distributes its products and services through school-based book clubs and book fairs, as well as directly to schools and libraries through retail stores and the Internet in approximately 140 countries internationally. Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.