Highlights Magazine's 2012 State of the Kid Survey Results to be Shared in Free Webcast on Tuesday, October 9

Survey reveals what kids across the nation think about the presidential election, reading and inclusiveness.

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Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 07, 2012

What:    
Parents, teachers, grandparents and others who care about kids are invited to join Highlights magazine in a free webcast event to hear the 2012 Highlights State of the Kid (SOTK) results. What kids had to say about the presidential election, as well as other topics, will be announced and discussed amongst a panel of experts moderated by Highlights Editor-in-Chief, Christine French Cully. This year’s survey was completed by 1,265 children and focused on politics, reading and inclusion.

When:        
Tuesday, October 9 at 8:30 a.m. ET

Where:
View the webcast at http://64.207.146.57/highlights-sotk/.

Other:    
State of the Kid gives kids from all over the country a national platform to share their views on issues in the news.

This year’s survey asked kids questions such as: What is the most important quality in a President? What would you do if you were President? If everyone in the world would listen to you for one day, what would you say? How do you feel about differences in friendships?

Highlights editor-in-chief Christine French Cully will moderate a panel that will include:
Dr. Ribic, Meers, Inc. Consulting Psychologists
Dr. Julie Justice, Assoc. Professor of Literacy at UNC at Chapel Hill
Parenting blogger Amy Lupold Bair, Resourceful Mommy
Education blogger Amy Mascott, TeachMama and WeTeach
Children's author Suzanne Bloom

The Highlights 2012 SOTK report can be downloaded on October 9 from http://www.highlights.com.

About Highlights for Children, Inc. (http://www.Highlights.com) Devoted to “Fun with a Purpose,” family media brand Highlights for Children, Inc. has helped children become their best selves for generations. Its flagship publication, Highlights magazine, the most recognizable and widely read children’s magazine in the nation, has printed more than a billion copies. Other Highlights offerings include a version for younger children, High Five magazine; a new magazine for babies and their caregivers, Highlights Hello magazine; Highlights for Children book clubs; and mobile applications like My First Hidden Pictures. Highlights can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and at its blog for thoughtful parents, Highlights Aha. Corporate offices are in Columbus, Ohio, and editorial offices are in Honesdale, Pennsylvania. Fun with a Purpose, Goofus and Gallant, and Hidden Pictures are trademarks of Highlights for Children, Inc.


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  • Hillary Bates
    Highlights
    614-487-2640
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