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YOUR THREE CENTS: Do you think public schools should still teach cursive writing?

Is cursive writing something we still need to teach our kids?
That's something many states have been wrangling with over the past few years including Florida.
               
The Florida Department of Education did not include cursive in "Common Core, the standards the state had planned to fully adopt next school year.
             
But after objections from many parents, officials have decided to amend the Common Core to become the "Florida Standards", and cursive will probably remain in the plans.
               
As more students learn to write on keyboards and keypads, lawmakers in Tennessee are considering a bill to require all public school students to learn how to read and write in cursive.
               
Other states have taken up the issue as well.
Several states, including California, Georgia and Massachusetts, have added a cursive requirement to their standards .
Most others have left it as optional for school districts.


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