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The 14 States that Require Cursive Writing [State by State]

Is there a comeback of cursive? Well, there are 14 states in the U.S.A. which still require students to learn to write in cursive handwriting.

The art of penmanship, aka Cursive, can be dated to as early as the 1850s in the United States.

The United States of America’s Declaration of Independence, which helped form our nation, is written in Cursive. All of the names of its creators are also handwritten.

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How to Write in Cursive [Practical Steps for Learning or Teaching]

We live in a time where typing reigns supreme.

Most of our communication is digital and the immersive tactile experiences of penning a letter, hand-writing a story, or drafting a journal entry have gone the way of video rentals and tape cassettes.

Sadly, cursive writing is a lost art, with many states no longer requiring it to be taught to students. Which is an unfortunate trend for several reasons.

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