Florida to Put Cursive Back in Their Standards

Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said that she would be announcing changes to the Common Core in the coming months.  The changes are a result of Florida Governor Rick Scott ordering public comment on the Common Core when he made the decision to pull the state out of PARCC.  One change will be that the […]

Cursive Handwriting Falls Victim to the Common Core

The Washington Post reports that cursive handwriting is disappearing from public schools. The curlicue letters of cursive handwriting, once considered a mainstay of American elementary education, have been slowly disappearing from classrooms for years. Now, with most states adopting new national standards that don’t require such instruction, cursive could soon be eliminated from most public […]