The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute
Montreal Economic Institute

Montreal Economic Institute

October 23, 2007 14:00 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute and Montreal Economic Institute Host News Conference for Release of Report Card on Quebec Secondary Schools

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2007) - The Fraser Institute and Montreal Economic Institute will release the annual Report Card on Quebec's Secondary Schools on Thursday, October 25 at 10 a.m.

The Report Card on Quebec's Secondary Schools is the only independent measurement of 466 of Quebec's public and private, French and English, secondary schools. These results will be published in a special edition of L'Actualite magazine, available at the news conference (and on newsstands on October 26).

NEWS CONFERENCE

The full report card and complete rankings will be released at a news conference co-hosted by The Fraser Institute and the Montreal Economic Institute. Report card authors Peter Cowley, Fraser Institute Director of School Performance Studies, and Marcel Boyer, vice president and chief economist with the Montreal Economic Institute, will provide a brief overview of the report card results and be available for questions.



Date: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Four Points by Sheraton Montreal Centre-Ville, Mont Olympus room
475, Sherbrooke St. W.
Montreal, QC


The full text of the Quebec Report Card and the news release will be available at www.fraserinstitute.org and www.iedm.org. The updated interactive version of the report card will be available at www.lactualite.com/education/index.jsp.

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization based in Canada. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan research and educational institute. MEI is the product of a collaborative effort between Montreal-area academics, economists and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.iedm.org.

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