SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 05, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How Are Increases in Public Education Funding Being Spent? New Study Coming Thursday, October 6

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 05, 2016) - On Thursday, October 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting increased education spending over the past decade.

The study, Understanding the Increases in Education Spending in Public Schools in Canada, 2016 edition examines to what degree increases in education spending have gone towards compensation (salaries, benefits, pensions and capital spending (new construction, renovations, etc.).

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, October 6.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

Deani Van Pelt, Director, Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education, The Fraser Institute

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  • For interviews with Ms. Van Pelt, please contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Consultant
    Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238