The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 27, 2012 11:29 ET

Fraser Institute's Annual B.C. and Yukon Secondary School Rankings Coming Monday, April 30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 27, 2012) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on Secondary Schools in British Columbia and Yukon 2012, which allows parents to review the academic performance of their child's school and compare it with that of other schools in their community, will be released Monday, April 30 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

The report card provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else, showing which B.C. and Yukon secondary 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 Monday, April 30 at 6:30 a.m. (Pacific).

Detailed results for individual schools will be published in 24 Hours and Sing Tao Daily. The complete rankings will also be available in an interactive and searchable format or as a free PDF at www.compareschoolrankings.org.

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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