Sayonara to the “Well-Known City” Rule in APA Style

For those of you familiar with the previous editions of the APA Publication Manual, be aware that the “well-known city” exception for reference citations is no more. Briefly, the old rule was to provide the state, province (if applicable), or country as well as the city for book and other nonperiodical publishers except in the case of certain cities that were described as “major cities that are well known for publishing” (p. 217, 5th edition).

Young Teachers Moving On In Milwaukee Schools

Teaching in the Milwaukee Schools is not all that some think it will be. Young teachers there have one of the highest turnover rates in the nation. According to some in the Milwaukee Schools, there are several reasons for this rate.

One of the main reasons for this high rate within the Milwaukee Schools is the residency rule. Milwaukee Schools require that teachers reside within the city. At first, for young teachers, this does not seem all that bad until they are actuall...

The Problems Of Mexico City

The Problems Of Mexico City
The principal problems now facing Mexico City are its overcrowding and
overpopulation, its dangerous environment, its dwindling water supply, and its
terrible air pollution.

Teachers In New York City Schools

As the largest school district in the nation, with over a million students, the New York City Public Schools face a mammoth task. In some ways New York City Schools are at an advantage because New York State has required the stringent Regents exam as a requirement for graduation for years. That doesn’t mean that everyone in the New York City Schools is fond of the mandatory tests, but it has put the city and state at an advantage as far as meeting some of the No Child Left Be...

Feel Like a Number? Part 5. Sometimes Figures and Words Are Combined (APA)

We come, at last, to the final post on when to use numerals and when to use words to express numbers. In some cases, you use both.

Rule 4.33 instructs one to use a combination of numerals and words to express back-to-back modifiers. The reason? Such a combination in many cases increases the clarity and readability of the construction.

New York City Schools See Large Success With Small Schools

New York City Schools started converting many of its massive high schools into smaller, thematic schools in 2002. The 2006 graduates who were the first students in New York City Schools to have spent their entire four-year high school experience in the smaller venues had impressive results. And the 2007 results continue to look good. Graduation rates of the 47 small-sized New York City Schools are significantly higher that the city’s overall rates. The small schools report a ...

Correct classification essay structure

Correct classification essay structure
This article tells about the correct classification essay structure. We would take the example of essay about the city and tell the steps you need to make in order to write a good essay. First you need to come up with an original name for your work so that it reflects the content. Theme of the city can be opened in different ways, approaching it from different sides.

New York City Schools Include Charters

There have been many instances over the past 20 years or so where people have been so unhappy about the schools that they have decided to step up and do something about it. In response to this discontent, charter schools have been formed. For many New York City Schools families, charters appear to be the way to go.

Virtually anyone concerned with the state of New York City Schools can open a charter school. Parents, teachers, principals (whether they are from public New Yo...

Kansas City Schools Change Licensing Requirements

The state of Kansas’ Board of Education is expected to make a change to teacher licensure requirements that could help Kansas City Schools get the teachers it needs. According to Martha Gage, director of teacher education and licensure, the Professional Standards Board recommends the improvements.

The changes will allow teachers in Kansas City Schools, and across the state, to add subjects to their portfolios with greater ease. Why is this important to Kansas City Schools...

Kansas City Schools Serve Unique Students

Every city in every state in this nation has a homeless population. These are people who are “down on their luck”. They may have suffered a series of financial disasters and have been driven from their homes because they simply couldn’t pay the bills. They may suffer from a mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or clinical depression and are unable to care for themselves financially, as well as physically. It is beyond them to provide themselves with adequa...