Minnesota's Marine Elementary School and other nearby schools are using a type of adjustable-height school desk, allowing pupils to stand while they work, that sixth-grade teacher Abby Brown designed with the help of a local ergonomic furniture company two years ago, reports the New York Times. The desk's popularity with children and teachers has spread by word of mouth to schools in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Now, orders for the desks are being filled for districts from North Carolina to California. The stand-up desks come with swinging footrests and adjustable stools, allowing children to switch between sitting and standing as their


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