GREENVILLE, Wis., Aug. 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading education company providing supplemental learning products to the preK-12 market, has scheduled its fiscal 2011 first quarter earnings conference call for Thursday, August 19 at 11 a.m. Eastern Time. The company's news release detailing financial results for the quarter will also be issued August 19, before the open of trading on the Nasdaq Market.

For a link to the live call, visit the Investors section of School Specialty's web site at . A replay of the call will also be available.  

About School Specialty, Inc.

School Specialty is a leading education company that provides innovative and proprietary products, programs and services to help educators engage and inspire students of all ages and abilities to learn. The company designs, develops, and provides PreK-12 educators with the latest and very best curriculum, supplemental learning resources, and school supplies. Working in collaboration with educators, School Specialty reaches beyond the scope of textbooks to help teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators ensure that every student reaches his or her full potential.

For more information about School Specialty, visit .
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