It is always nice to see the Waldorf School of Princeton's educational approach validated in the news media. This recent article in the Wall Street Journal discusses why handwriting is still an ability worth developing and honing. At the Waldorf School of Princeton, a student's handwriting is an important part of his or her work throughout each grade school year. While form drawing in first and second grade has several purposes, among these is preparation for cursive writing which is taught in third grade. Calligraphy is included in the sixth grade curriculum.