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Robert Winner

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Should cursive writing be required in schools?

Only three state have made cursive a part of the core curriculum requirements while 45 states require proficiency in computer keyboarding at the elementry level. Some states have made cursive optional.

Has our society advanced to the point of where handwriting has become unnecessary.

What impacts can you see on not being able to write in cursive. Could printing be just as acceptable?

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  • Nov 28 2012: Cursive should be taught in school. Some kids are better at cursive than printing and if they aren't taught the skill, they'll always just believe they have terrible handwriting.

    Writing in a different manner encourages a different way of thought and that should be encouraged.

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