We’ll give you three chances to guess what skill has been eliminated from the curriculum in most U.S. elementary school classrooms.
It’s not reading, and it’s not arithmetic... It’s writing—in cursive, specifically.
“The new Common Core State Standards, a set of national benchmarks for American public schools, do not require students to learn cursive,” noted The New York Times in 2013. “As a result, states and districts are grappling with whether to teach this skill.”
Not surprisingly, in the five technologically explosive years since, teaching