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The Fraser Institute

February 05, 2012 13:04 ET

Fraser Institute's Annual BC Elementary School Rankings Coming Monday, Feb. 6

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2012) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on British Columbia's Elementary Schools 2012, showing which schools across the province have improved or fallen behind in terms of provincewide test results, will be released Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

The report card provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else, allowing them to track trends at a school over a number of years and compare the performance of one school with that of others in the neighbourhood or city.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

Detailed results for individual schools will be available in an interactive and searchable format or as a free PDF at

Peter Cowley, Fraser Institute director of school performance studies and co-author of the report card, will be in Vancouver and available for media interviews the day of the release.

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