DeKalb County Schools is facing a $73 million dollar deficit for next year's budget; Georgia's third largest public school system has a zero balance reserve fund. As an investigative reporter, Dale Cardwell helped concerned DeKalb County citizens and school employees blow the whistle on the system's profligate financial practices more than a decade ago. Click HERE to read more from Dale regarding how Georgia school systems got to this point.
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| Fitness Tips: Stay Healthy, Manage Stress|
For the biggest benefits of exercise, try to include at least 2 1/2 hours of moderate-intensity physical activity (e.g. brisk walking) each week, 1 1/4 hours of a vigorous-intensity activity (such as jogging or swimming laps), or a combination of the two.
- 5 X 30: Jog, walk, bike, or dance three to five times a week for 30 minutes.
- Set small daily goals and aim for daily consistency rather than perfect workouts. It's better to walk every day for 15-20 minutes than to wait until the weekend for a three-hour fitness marathon. Lots of scientific data suggests that frequency is most important.
- Find forms of exercise that are fun or enjoyable. Extroverted people often like classes and group activities. People who are more introverted often prefer solo pursuits.