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Tulsa, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 29, 2018

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware   000-04957   73-0750007
(State or Other Jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Incorporation)       Identification No.)
         
5402 S 122nd E Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74146
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
   
Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code:  (918) 622-4522

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
  On August 30, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Company presented at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on August 29th in Chicago, IL.  A copy of the presentation is available on the Company's website at (http:/EDCPUB.COM).
  The information disclosed in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
   
   
   
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit
No.
Description
99.1 Press Release Dated August 30, 2018.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

      EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION  
 

Date:
 

August 30, 2018
 

 
 

By:  /s/ Dan E. O'Keefe 
 
      Name:  Dan E. O'Keefe

Title:  Chief Financial Officer
 



EXHIBIT 99.1

PRESS RELEASE

Educational Development Corporation Presents at the Midwest IDEAS
Investor Conference on August 29th in Chicago, IL

TULSA, OK, August 30, 2018——Educational Development Corporation ("EDC") (NASDAQ:EDUC) (http://www.edcpub.com), today announced that Randall White, Chief Executive Officer and President along with Dan O'Keefe, Chief Financial Officer presented at the Midwest IDEAS Investor Conference on August 29, 2018 at The Gwen in Chicago, IL.  The Educational Development Corporation presentation was made at 3:30 CT. The presentation was webcast live and may be accessed at the conference website, www.IDEASConferences.com , or in the investor relations section of the company's website: (http:/www.edcpub.com).

About IDEAS Investor Conferences

The mission of the IDEAS Conferences is to provide independent regional venues for quality companies to present their investment merits to an influential audience of investment professionals.  Unlike traditional bank-sponsored events, IDEAS Investor Conferences are "Sponsored BY the Buyside FOR the Buyside" and for the benefit of regional investment communities.  Conference sponsors collectively have more than $200 billion in assets under management and include: Adirondack Research and Management, Allianz Global Investors: NFJ Investment Group, Ariel Investments, Aristotle Capital Boston, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss, BMO Global Asset Management, Constitution Research & Management, Inc., Fidelity Investments, First Wilshire Securities Management, Inc., Gamco Investors, Granahan Investment Management, Great Lakes Advisors, Greenbrier Partners Capital Management, LLC, GRT Capital Partners, LLC, Hodges Capital Management, Ironwood Investment Management, Keeley Teton Advisors, Luther King Capital Management, Marble Harbor Investment Counsel, Perritt Capital Management, Punch & Associates, Westwood Holdings Group, Inc., and William Harris Investors.

The IDEAS Investor Conferences are held annually in Boston, Chicago and Dallas and are produced by Three Part Advisors, LLC.  Additional information about the events can be located at www.IDEASconferences.com.

If interested in attending or learning more about the IDEAS conferences, please contact Joe Noyons, (817) 778 -8424, jnoyons@threepa.com.

About Educational Development Corporation

EDC is a publishing company specializing in books for children. EDC is the sole American trade Publisher of the UK-based Usborne Publishing, and is the Publisher/Owner of Kane Miller, specializing in children's literature from around the world. EDC's current catalog contains over 2,300 titles, with new additions semi-annually. Both Usborne and Kane Miller products are sold via retail outlets and by direct sales consultants nationally. 

Contact:
            Educational Development Corporation
            Randall White, (918) 622-4522

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