• Cursive Seemed to Go the Way of Quills and Parchment. Now Its Coming Back.   The New York Times
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    Cursive Seemed to Go the Way of Quills and Parchment. Now Its Coming Back. The New York Times

    Cursive Seemed to Go the Way of Quills and Parchment. Now Its Coming Back. The New York Times While cursive has been relegated to nearly extinct tasks like writing thank you cards and signing checks, rumors of its death may be exaggerated. The Common Core standards seemed to spell the end of the writing style in 2010 when they dropped requirements that the skill be taught in public elementary schools, but about two dozen states have reintroduced the practice since then. Last year, elementary schools in Illinois were required to offer . Last month, a law in Ohio providing funding for materials to help students learn cursive by fifth grade.…