What's The Future Of Cursive Writing?
The Common Core standards don’t require instruction in cursive writing but some states — including Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and California — have mandated cursive in public schools.
With typing often replacing writing in so much of our daily lives, will cursive fade away if it’s not taught in schools — and does it matter?
Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Steve Graham, professor at Arizona State University’s Teachers College, about how important handwriting is.
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