(Interesting article in the Economist about the research on this.)
In a comprehensive interview with the Brooklyn Eagle about this year's school initiatives, one of the most surprising changes Schools Chancellor Fariña announced is the return of the teaching of cursive writing to NYC schools. The change came about after requests from parents, Fariña said.
On top of all the developmental reasons were practical ones, Farina told the Eagle.
“When I do my town hall meetings, the parents say, ‘How are they going to sign a check?’”
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W [Brooklyn Eagle]hat’s new in NYC schools this year? An exclusive interview with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña
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