Backward-sloping school chairs are a disaster for children's health. They encourage children to slump, or to tighten unduly to try and maintain an upright posture. So why are school chairs designed this way? Because they're easy to stack! The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique has launched a petition to urge CEN (European Committee for Standardisation) to reassess the technical specifications relating to school chairs. Click here to find out more, and to sign the petition.