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Common Core Testing Teaches Tots to Type

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.11.2015 | Education
Jason Saltmarsh

Common Core is a Trojan horse full of unintended consequences. While the efforts are noble, and the intent is good, the current program is neither fair nor practical.

Kansas Board Of Education To Discuss Future Of Cursive Writing In Curriculums

Posted 11.12.2012 | Education

The Kansas State Board of Education will discuss the role of cursive handwriting in school curriculums during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, the Wich...

North Carolina District Will No Longer Require Cursive

Posted 11.06.2012 | Education

Joining school systems in Hawaii, Indiana and elsewhere across the country, Pitt County Schools in North Carolina will no longer require its students ...

Yet Another State Stops Teaching Cursive In Schools

Posted 10.01.2011 | Education

Hawaii is joining several states across the country that are dropping cursive writing from mandatory school curriculum. The Aloha state has adopted...

Zaner Bloser, We Hardly Knew Ye

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 09.07.2011 | Education
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

Time marches on and, alas, handwriting will one day be seen as being ancient hieroglyphics to our technologically superior pupils. But keyboarding should not rest comfortably on its laurels.

Scratch That: Schools Required To Teach Keyboarding, No More Cursive [POLL]

Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

Is the keyboard completely replacing the pen? Indiana school officials have announced that students will no longer be required to learn cursive wri...