Under the Capitol Dome: Analysis: Bills seek to micromanage Mississippians’ lives

Keeping cursive

House Bill 65 by Rep. Omeria Scott, D-Laurel, would require the state Board of Education to set a cursive writing curriculum. House Bill 1066 by Rep. Ashley Henley, R-Southaven, would require cursive to be taught in elementary school.

Homework

House Bill 982 by Scott would mandate weekly homework assignments that include spelling and vocabulary lessons.

The Dispatch
2/15/16