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Does The Fight For A Cursive Comeback Miss The Point?

All of the researchers NPR spoke with agree that cursive is good, but none would argue that it is better or more important than printing. The evidence just isn’t there. As long as children are writing in school, it doesn’t really matter if the letters curl and connect. So, problem solved. Or is it?

Researchers point out the problem may be that there’s not enough writing going on at all.