Now this is nifty.
ProPublica put together a searchable database that lets you compare the percentage of inexperienced teachers at different schools as well as how many Advanced Placement classes they offer.
The idea is to compare schools in wealthy and poor areas to see if they are offering kids the same opportunities. It’s based on new data from the U.S. Department of Education that is supposed to help it better enforce civil rights in schools and ensure all kids get access to a rigorous education. Education Week reports on some of the federal findings so far: