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April 7, 2013

Penmanship alive and well in local districts


He noted that the argument against teaching cursive writing — that almost all writing is being done electronically on computers — isn’t always true.

“Most schools I know, kids are still sitting in a classroom with pencil and paper,” he said. “There’s value in teaching children to write in cursive.”

Mack said that in Londonderry “we are not at a point where a child is working on a computer all day long. It will take a while for schools to catch up to that point.”




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