AUSTIN, Texas - Cursive writing will return to Texas schools this fall when a State Board of Education requirement change goes into effect.
According to KXAN.com, the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS, for language arts will have students start learning cursive letters in second grade.
Students will be required to know how to write legibly in cursive by fifth grade.
The state board made the change in 2017, and all districts will implement it in the 2019-2020 school year.
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