Louisiana is among a growing number of states who are requiring public schools to teach cursive. From Education Week:

handwriting.jpg.560x0_q80_crop-smartBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to a mandate that cursive writing must be taught in Louisiana’s public school classrooms.

The governor’s office announced Tuesday that Edwards had signed the requirement bill by Republican Sen. Beth Mizell, of Franklinton, into law.

The measure requires public schools, including charter schools, to introduce cursive writing instruction by third grade. Instruction will have to continue through 12th grade.

Read more here.

And if you’re looking for a great cursive program see the New American Cursive here.

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