School Specialty, Inc. (School Specialty) is a education company serving the pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade (preK-12) market with instructional solutions that address a spectrum of educational needs, from basic school supplies to standards-based curriculum solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Accelerated Learning Segment and Educational Resources Segment. The Company�s Accelerated Learning segment is a preK-12 curriculum-based publisher of products and services supporting the areas, such as Science, Math, Reading and Math Intervention, Planning and Student Development and Coordinated School Health. The Company�s Educational Resources segment provides supplemental educational materials to educators in the preK-12 market. Products include a line of everyday consumables and instructional materials and furniture and equipment.