N.C. legislation makes cursive, times tables mandatory

06/2/2013 | Winston-Salem Journal (N.C.)

Lawmakers in North Carolina have approved legislation that will require students to learn cursive handwriting and multiplication tables, and the bill is expected to be signed into law this week by Gov. Pat McCrory. While the necessity of cursive has been debated, supporters say it is important for students to be able to write and read cursive to understand historical documents and notes from older relatives.

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