Once upon a time in America, every child knew how to read and write music. Every child knew who Achilles, Juno, Zeus, and Apollo were. Every child knew who Tesla (not the rock band), Edison, and Morse were. 1,525 more words
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The Tennessee and South Carolina legislatures are now considering bills that would require the teaching of cursive handwriting in their public schools. If this legislation passes, these states will join seven others—Florida, Kansas, Utah, Idaho, Georgia, Massachusetts, and California— where the teaching of cursive is now either required by law or has been adopted by the State Board of Education to supplement the Common Core standards. 843 more words
Thanks to technology and everyone using keyboards to communicate, cursive or longhand writing, is becoming a dying art. Especially when it comes to kids since some provinces they’re not even required to learn cursive at school anymore. 170 more words
State lawmakers today will consider a bill that requires public schools to teach students cursive.
The House has already approved it and a Senate Committee is looking at it today; but there’s a much bigger picture to consider here than just handwriting. 38 more words