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The Associated Press

Teachers ditch classroom chairs for stability balls

FORT COLLINS, Colo.—Talk about a teacher’s dream: No more slouching, no more wiggly little boys, and no more snoozing at desks.

All teachers have to do is ditch the classroom chair.

A growing number are replacing them with exercise stability balls more associated with Pilates classes than schoolroom lectures as an innovative way to improve student posture and attention.