• Working to maintain the Special Education category?

    For a few days, some of us have been been responding to questions misplaced in this category by reporting it with the following statement: Wrong category - This category is about the Special Education of Students with Disabilities. This question is not about disabilities and does not belong here cluttering up this category. Please remove. Thank... show more
    For a few days, some of us have been been responding to questions misplaced in this category by reporting it with the following statement: Wrong category - This category is about the Special Education of Students with Disabilities. This question is not about disabilities and does not belong here cluttering up this category. Please remove. Thank you. Have you been doing this? If you have, have you received any positive or negative reactions? I'd also like to suggest as a second prong to our strategy that we lobby Yahoo! Answers for an "Entrance Exams" subcategory. The largest group of misplaced questions seem to be from Asian folks asking questions about those and having no place to put them. Would that approach be too off-message?
    3 answers · Special Education · 10 years ago
  • What is the meaning of the word "bootstraps" in the following sentence?

    Haplogroup C chromosomes are common south of the Phillipines, with a significantly greater diversity, calculated as the average variance of the repeat score across loci, in the southern populations (Southeast Asia and Melanesia) than in the northern ones (southern China and Taiwan) (P<.01; 1,000 bootstraps over chromosomes) (tables 1 and... show more
    Haplogroup C chromosomes are common south of the Phillipines, with a significantly greater diversity, calculated as the average variance of the repeat score across loci, in the southern populations (Southeast Asia and Melanesia) than in the northern ones (southern China and Taiwan) (P<.01; 1,000 bootstraps over chromosomes) (tables 1 and 2). Given its proximity to the impressive reported P-value, I'm not sure if the term is a reference to genetics or statistics. Anybody know?
    2 answers · Other - Science · 1 decade ago
  • Is it worth it to pay to see Biltmore Estate in Asheville if you only have half a day to see it?

    The admission price is currently $40 per person, and we can only spend two or three hours there on our current schedule.
    The admission price is currently $40 per person, and we can only spend two or three hours there on our current schedule.
    3 answers · Other - United States · 1 decade ago