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What's The Future Of Cursive Writing?

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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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