SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 31, 2017 08:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's annual ranking of Alberta elementary schools coming Saturday, Apr. 1

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 31, 2017) - On Saturday, Apr. 1, the Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on Alberta's Elementary Schools, 2017, the go-to source for measuring school performance.

It provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else by ranking nearly 800 elementary schools in Alberta, based on seven academic indicators derived from provincewide test results.

This year's Report Card spotlights which elementary schools have improved or fallen behind.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Saturday, Apr. 1 at 5:00 a.m. (Mountain).

The complete results for all 790 elementary schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Peter Cowley (in Calgary)
    Director of School Performance Studies, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 714-4556
    Cell: (604) 789-0475
    E-mail: peter.cowley@fraserinstitute.org

    For more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
    Cell: (604) 250-8076
    bryn.weese@fraserinstitute.org