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Nowadays, most of us sign our names on checks and documents in plain ol' cursive. But some signatures are way better than others, whether they're elaborate illustrations, cool designs, or simply gorgeous handwriting. We've chosen the 17 famous people
09 am Posted in The '90s were the last moment in history where we still needed school supplies that weren't electronic gadgets...The amount of supplies required to get through a day of 6th grade was astonishing: pencils, pens, paper, binders,
S.C. (AP) A Senate panel narrowly advanced a bill requiring South Carolina's school districts to teach students how to write in cursive by fifth grade after questioning its $27.6 million price tag. Senators sent it to the full Education Committee
S.C. (AP) A bill requiring South Carolina's school districts to teach students how to write in cursive by fifth grade advanced Tuesday in the House...The main sponsor, Rep. Dwight Loftis, contends students still need handwriting skills despite the
WE ARE a team living by the motto 'Doing our best to be the best'," were the words of the principal of Providence Kindergarten Preparatory School in Lyssons, St Thomas, Franklyn Holness, as he spoke about the academic prowess of the institution.
04 a.m. , updated February 18, 2014 at 10:04 a.m. Jaeden Alvarez practices cursive writing at Cleveland K-6 School, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Dayton, Ohio. In years gone by, penmanship helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate.
Jean Leising admits she's no expert on brain development, but she still hopes to do something about the way kids learn...Last month, she convinced her Senate colleagues to pass a bill that would restore instruction of cursive writing to the state's
The latest brewing controversy in public schools isn't about evolution, creationism, classroom prayer or perceived historical revisionism...With technology so prevalent and portable today, many people believe the handwriting is on the wall for
Just how far should the Indiana Legislature go in dictating to Indiana schools what they must teach? The Legislature has been trying for several years to convince a majority of members to require all school districts to teach cursive wiring, once a