Our Media Specialist strongly encourages students and teachers to buy their books from Scholastic, in hopes of earning points towards free books, merchandise, and funds for our school. But have we gone too far in supporting this company? Are there other, cheaper ways we should encourage our staff and students to buy their books from? You decide.
Connecticut Judge Rules Teachers Are Salespeople For Scholastic
"... some 14,000 Connecticut classroom teachers acted as the company's representatives soliciting, processing and delivering books sales to students. While not compensated for their services, teachers received book catalogs from the company...collected orders and payment from students...received shipment and distributed books to the students."