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Published November 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Teaching cursive writing


Elaine Reid uses an overhead projector to teach cursive writing to her class at Cleveland PreK-6 School, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. In years gone by, penmanship helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate. But now, in the digital age, people are increasingly communicating by computer and smartphone. No handwritten signature necessary. Cursive writing is not being taught in many schools as some 45 states have adopted Common Core standards, which have eliminated the teaching of cursive writing. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Read the article: Should students learn cursive? Some states say yes