Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 09/20/2012 - 3:14pm
Scholastic, publisher of the "Harry Potter" and "The Hunger Games" series of children's books, said revenue from the education sector fell 17 percent in the latest quarter, contributing to a wider loss than a year earlier. The company blamed some of the revenue fall on schools holding back spending ahead of the looming fiscal cliff, nearly $1.2 trillion in across-the-broad spending cuts, offset partly by tax hikes, that will hit the U.S. economy if Congress does not agree to changes.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 4:59pm
Children who use their library card at the Clinton Public Library in September can enter a drawing to win a backpack full of school supplies, and adults can win a tote bag filled with books, a press release said.