Cursive may be making a comeback to N.C. classrooms

02/25/2013 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

States including North Carolina, California and Massachusetts are considering reintroducing cursive handwriting as part of schools' curriculum, despite resistance from those who say technology has made it an unnecessary skill. The Common Core State Standards, adopted by 45 states, does not include expectations regarding cursive writing. Lawmakers in North Carolina are considering legislation that would require elementary-school students to learn cursive, as well as memorize multiplication tables -- a move described as a return to the "basics."

View Full Article in:

News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO