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Daily News Headline 12/22/16

posted Dec 22, 2016, 6:19 AM by Nancy Berry
In the news this morning, Arizona Department of Education announced yesterday that the state will adopt the requirement that all Arizona students learn to write and read cursive by 5th grade.  The new requirement is part of the State's College & Career-Ready Standards.  The issue has been hotly debated since the majority of students' written communication is done electronically via keyboard.  Wednesday's announcement caused many students nationwide to ask the question, "What's cursive?"