School Specialty Taps New Sales Opportunities

May 2010
Educational Marketer;5/10/2010, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the aim of School Specialty Inc. to increase its sales opportunities in the U.S. It states that the company's SPARK Early Childhood program was added to the preferred provider list created by the Head Start Body Start National Center for Physical Development and Outdoor Play (HSBS) for the year. It notes that the company was awarded a five-year contract in April for the provision of instructional materials to the Communities Government Purchasing Alliance program.


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