Arkansas Legislators Order Schools To Teach Students Cursive Writing
LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – Cursive writing classes are set to return to Arkansas classrooms as soon as Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs a bill passed by both the House and Senate.
The Senate on Feb. 19 approved a bill requiring public schools to teach cursive to students by the end of the third grade.
The bill passed with a 30-1 vote. Sen. Bruce Maloch of Magnolia said he supports teaching cursive writing but believes it’s a matter for the Education Department, not lawmakers.
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