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Friday, March 30th, 2007
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Third-grade teacher Nan Davis-Ferrall, of East elementary in St. Marys, guides Sarah Roby in learning cursive writing. Nationally and locally teachers are finding that many older students cannot read or write cursive as a move toward standardized testing and computer use leaves little room for the writing form.

Related online story:
Some area middle school students cannot read cursive writing when they see it on the board. On a recent SAT test essay question, only 15 percent of 1.5 million high school students taking the test wrote in cursive. The rest printed. [More]
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