SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

September 19, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New Study on B.C. Independent Schools Coming Tuesday, Sept. 20

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - September 19, 2016) - On Tuesday, Sept. 20, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining independent schools in British Columbia.

The study, Independent Schools in British Columbia: Myths and Realities, spotlights enrolment and spending on independent schools in the province, and the potential effect of independent school funding cuts on the public system.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Sept. 20 at 5:30 am (Pacific).

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    Fraser Institute

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