SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

February 13, 2017 08:00 ET

Fraser Institute's annual ranking of British Columbia elementary schools coming Tuesday, Feb. 14

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 13, 2017) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on British Columbia's Elementary Schools 2017, the go-to source for measuring school improvement, will be released Tuesday, Feb. 14.

In addition to five years of academic results, the report card shows which B.C. public and independent elementary schools have improved, or fallen behind, based on 10 academic indicators derived from provincewide test results.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 5:00 a.m. (Pacific).

The complete results for all 956 elementary schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Peter Cowley
    Director of School Performance Studies, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 714-4556
    Cell: (604) 789-0475
    E-mail: peter.cowley@fraserinstitute.org

    To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
    Cell: (604) 250-8076
    bryn.weese@fraserinstitute.org