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Cursive is an old art form found commonly on many historical documents. Teaching and learning cursive in schools is essential for students to continue to comprehend old texts.

Faceoff: Cursive should be taught at school again

By Maximus Wang, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager December 18, 2023

Once upon a time, learning proper cursive was an essential part of any school curriculum. However, in modern days, it has become the exception. Only 21 states now require school curriculums to teach cursive...

Most MCPS classes today do not give long, written assignments. As a result, there is little benefit in the speed cursive writing enables.

Faceoff: The dying art holds no relevance in schools

By Isar Uslu, Assistant News Editor December 18, 2023

Chromebook screens illuminate dark rooms. Canvas pages open on every screen. Assignments are being worked on in Google Docs. Computers and the internet have been integral to MCPS classrooms for years....

Students in the U. S. learn cursive in their primary school, but rarely use it after. Teaching cursive is an outdated practice that has been replaced by technology.

Writing out traditions of cursive for the future

By Anna Kronthal, Opinions Editor October 21, 2019

All of us remember the infamous kindergarten worksheets where students are asked to trace along a dotted line or continuously pencil out ten curly versions of the letter “Q” in a row to learn the cursive...

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