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Does Cursive Deserve a Future?

Cursive for dyslexic readers

Does Cursive Deserve a Future?

Unfortunately, cursive is becoming a lost art form. Once a mainstay of the American education system, cursive writing is slowing disappearing from our classrooms. Since educators are beginning to place a greater importance on teaching the computer and typing skills they feel that they are an essential aspect of a student’s academic future, there has been a shift to teaching keyboarding over handwriting. Common Core State Standards leave the decision to teach reading and writing up to the states, districts, schools and teachers. While some schools still offer cursive, few require it. Essentially, cursive is becoming obsolete. The art of...

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