(Austin, TX) — Instruction in cursive writing will return to Texas schools this fall, in keeping with a requirement from the state Board of Education. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Language Arts will have kids start learning cursive in the second grade. Students will have to learn how to write in cursive proficiently by the fifth grade. The state agency made the change in 2017, and all Texas school districts will put it into effect for the coming school year.

Tuesday morning on NewsDay Amarillo, Tim, Kelli & David had a phone call from Sharon on why it is important to teach cursive writing to kids..

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