Role of handwriting in modern society is debated

Educators and experts are divided about the role handwriting should play in a modern writing curriculum. Proponents at a national conference marking Monday as National Handwriting Day say learning the skill has cognitive and motor benefits and should be included as part of the Common Core State Standards. Others differ on the type of handwriting that should be taught, advocating printing, cursive or both.

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