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By Jim Roope, CNN
(CNN) – In the four debates this election year, three presidential and one vice presidential, the subject of education was mentioned but not discussed to the satisfaction of most educators.
[:04] “There’s an old saying, I think it was Ralph Waldo Emerson who said, ‘I can’t hear your words, your actions are too loud.’”
Joe Marinelli has been a substitute teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 19 years.
[:17] “So the omission of education in the debates is very loud to teachers. By omission in the context of this debate I mean education was not a topic. It was brought up here and there but it was not addressed and had an intelligent discussion about. It just wasn’t there.”
Education was mentioned a few times in the debates but not in response to a direct question about education. President Obama brought up the federal education reform initiative ‘Race to the Top,’ but briefly.