The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

June 15, 2012 12:02 ET

Fraser Institute's Annual Alberta High School Rankings Coming Sunday, June 17

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2012) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on Alberta's High Schools 2012, which ranks the academic performance of high schools across the province, will be released Sunday, June 17 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

The report card provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else, showing which Alberta high schools have improved, or fallen behind, in terms of academics over the past five years.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Sunday, June 17 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

Detailed results for individual schools will be published in the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Sun. The complete rankings will also be available in an interactive and searchable format or as a free PDF at

Michael Thomas, Fraser Institute associate director of school performance studies and co-author of the report card, will be in Calgary and available for media interviews the day of the release.

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