Bronx Rep. Jeffrey Dinowitz wants Common Core to include cursive writing, math memorization

Rep. Jeffrey Dinowitz plans to introduce legislation that

Rep. Jeffrey Dinowitz plans to introduce legislation that would bring handwriting practice back to the classroom, along with math memorization. (January 24, 2014 5:26 PM)

A Bronx assemblyman wants to add cursive writing and multiplication table memorization to the state's controversial Common Core requirements.

Rep. Jeffrey Dinowitz plans to introduce legislation that would bring handwriting practice back to the classroom, along with math memorization.

The new stricter academic standards doesn't require those two fundamental practices, which were once...

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