…are suggesting that cursive writing be dropped from the curriculum.

a) it’s the foundation of the ability to sketch and manipulate graphics and styli, a damned interesting choice in the computer age.
b) it enables us to sign our names distinctively.
c) printing is a timeconsuming bitch
e) and if you don’t learn these skills as a gradeschooler, you will not learn them as well as an adult. It’s about the sequence of development of motor skills.