SEC FORM<br /> 3


SEC Form 3

FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*

TCW GROUP INC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
865 SOUTH FIGUEROA STREET
SUITE 1800

(Street)

LOS ANGELES CA 90017

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
(Month/Day/Year)

12/27/2019
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SCHOOL SPECIALTY INC
[ SCOO ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer

(Check all applicable)

Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I – Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr.
4)
2.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
5)
Table II – Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Warrant to Purchase Common Stock 01/31/2020 12/27/2022 Common Stock 1,559,674 0.01 I See Note ***
Explanation of Responses:
Remarks:
*** Held in client accounts managed by The TCW Group, Inc. and its affiliates.
Meredith Jackson 12/31/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
see

Instruction
5

(b)(v).

** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
See

18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).

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see

Instruction 6 for procedure.

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