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Category: General News
Mandating Cursive For Idaho Kids
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Republican lawmaker has begun a bid to mandate cursive handwriting in Idaho elementary schools. Rep. Linden Bateman of Idaho Falls says cursive writing promotes manual dexterity, boosts reading comprehension and enhances cognitive development. But Bateman also fears the demise of cursive would signal the triumph of an era of sloppiness.