Tennessee Proposes New Cursive Handwriting Standards

BRINGING BACK THE CURLY FONT: Or at least, so says the state of Tennessee. The Tenn. Department of Ed revealed last week a proposed set of standards to reinvigorate the teaching of cursive handwriting in schools. The standards stipulate that students learn to write both in print and type on a keyboard, and use the internet to publish their own writing by fourth grade. The state board will take a final vote on them in October.

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