Accelerated Learning's major products include: Wordly Wise 3000 ®, Premier ™ Agenda, Delta Education ™, FOSS ®, CPO Science ™, Frey Scientific ®, Educator's Publishing Service, Academy of Reading ®, Think Math! ™, MCI ®, S.P.I.R.E. ® and SPARK ™. Educational Resources proprietary brands include: Education Essentials ®, Sportime ®, Childcraft ®, Sax ® Arts & Crafts, Califone ®, abc ®, Abilitations ®, School Smart ®, Classroom Select ™ and Projects by Design ®.For more information about School Specialty, visit www.schoolspecialty.com . Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Information Any statements made in this press release about future results of operations, expectations, plans, prospects, including but not limited to statements included under the heading "Financial Outlook," constitute forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements also include those preceded or followed by the words "anticipates," "believes," "could," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "may," "should," "plans," "targets" and/or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on School Specialty's current estimates and assumptions and, as such, involve uncertainty and risk. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements because of a number of factors, including the factors described in Item 1A of School Specialty's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended April 28, 2012, which factors are incorporated herein by reference. Except to the extent required under the federal securities laws, School Specialty does not intend to update or revise the forward-looking statements.
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