“Download the Facts” Makes Education Easier


Scholastic isn’t just Goosebump books and bookfairs anymore. Ann Amstutz Hayes, the VP of Scholastic Inc., has enlisted the help of Nora D. Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in giving teachers a brand new teaching aid to help them educate their students on the realities of marijuana.

It’s called Marijuana: Download the Facts, and it includes a treasure trove of assets that can be used in the classroom:

  1. Full Size Color Poster
  2. Four Turnkey Lesson Plans
  3. Alignment with National Standards

According to Ann and Nora, “Marijuana: Download the Facts,” to help students learn how to distinguish facts from myths.

Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) was founded in 1920 as a single classroom magazine. Today, Scholastic books and educational materials are in tens of thousands of schools and tens of millions of homes worldwide, helping to open a world of possibilities for children across the globe.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

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