Putting Education Reform To The Test

Twitter Talked About Education During Presidential Debate

Education was the most-tweeted topic on social media during Wednesday’s presidential debate — itself the most-Tweeted event in history. The candidates put less emphasis on the issue than Twitter users, possibly because of Republican Mitt Romney’s comments that he would defund Sesame Street character Big Bird.

Source: VoterTide http://votertide.com/ By Kevin A. Kepple and Paul Singer, USA TODAY President Obama and Mitt Romney at the presidential debate in Denver on Wednesday. (Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP) Education played a minor role in the presidential debate Wednesday night, but education-related tweets were dominant among messages that named Mitt Romney or President Obama, an analysis by the social media firm VoterTide found.

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