F., Sarah; P., Gregory; S., Jay; G., Anne
March 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;3/21/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 22, p2
The article presents the response of several readers to the question of whether children should learn cursive writing. A reader says that although technology is good, it has already gone too far that is why cursive writing should be taught in schools. Another reader claims that children should not do cursive because it takes some time to master. One reader stresses that children should learn cursive since a signature that is in print can be copied easily.


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