SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 14, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How has Sweden expanded school choice for low- and middle-income families? New study coming Tuesday, Nov. 15

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 14, 2016) - On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining Sweden's education reforms since the 1990s and the possible lessons for Canada.

The study, Regulation and Funding of Independent Schools: Lessons from Sweden, spotlights the Scandinavian country's government funding model for independent schools -- even for-profit institutions -- and the effect on student enrolment.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Nov. 15 at 5:30 am (Eastern).

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

For media interviews with Deani Van Pelt or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589

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