Fri March 1, 2013
Bill Would Require NC Public Schools To Teach Kids Cursive
It used to be that learning to write in cursive style, was just a part of growing up. But in this age of keyboards, keypads and tablets -- many people are asking, ‘is cursive writing still relevant?’ A set of common curriculum standards adopted by North Carolina and 44 other states since 2010 does not mention cursive writing. But a bill introduced in the state legislature would require public schools to teach cursive writing. WFAE’s Mark Rumsey looked into the issue.