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August 2009



August 2009: School Specialty Inc. (SCHS)

August 28, 2009 – Comments (1) | RELATED TICKERS: SCHS.DL

School Specialty, Inc., an education company, provides supplemental educational products and equipment for the pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade market in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Publishing and Educational Resources. The Publishing segment develops and publishes standards-based curriculum products, supplemental curriculum materials, instructional programs, and student assessment tools in the areas of science, reading, literacy, coordinated school health, and planning and student development. The Educational Resources segment offers everyday consumables and instructional materials. This segment offers products for administrators, such as classroom supplies, office products, janitorial and sanitation supplies, school equipment, technology products, and paper; products for educators, which include supplemental learning materials, teaching resources, upper-grade-level art supplies, physical education equipment, and classroom technology; and furniture products, such as classroom furniture, library furniture, cafeteria furniture, office furniture, and fixed furniture, such as bleachers and lockers. This segment also provides a suite of services to school administrators, which include supply chain management, back-to-school logistics, and construction management services. It offers its products through direct sales force, catalogs, and online. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Greenville, Wisconsin. School Specialty, Inc. operates independently of U.S. Office Products Company as of June 9, 1998.  [more]

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