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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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  • Dec 4 2012: Okay maybe I should learn a language. I am just advocating cursive writing. Also, teaching spelling is a good idea. Maybe this makes sense.

    OR to spell.
    NLP discusses strategies to learn to spell more quickly and easily.

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