U.S. schools with African-American students are twice as likely to have teachers with little experience as majority white schools in the same district, according to new data released on Thursday, Reuters reports. The recently expanded Civil Rights Data Collection is a biennial survey of differences in educational opportunities and resources.

“For the first time we have an incredible new source of data that tells us where opportunity gaps are in ways we have never seen before as a country,” said Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali on a conference call…

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