9-16-19 fdl lawmaker introduces cursive writing bill

A Fond du Lac lawmaker is circulating a bill that would mandate public schools to include  cursive writing into their curriculum.  Republican state representative Jeremy Thiesfeldt  says the bill has received great bipartisan support.  Thiesfeldt says cursive writing has several benefits, including the ability to retain and remember information better when it is written down compared to typing on a computer or writing in print.   Thiesfeldt chairs the assembly education committee.