More schools write off cursive

01/31/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

The Common Core State Standards focuses on keyboarding proficiency, leaving cursive instruction as optional. Some educators say their schools are choosing to eliminate handwriting instruction to allow time for other lessons. Teachers at one North Carolina school, where cursive is optional, formed a cursive club for students following complaints that they could not read teachers' handwriting.

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