The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 06, 2006 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute to Release Annual Report Card on Secondary Schools in BC and Yukon

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) - On Sunday, April 09 at 7am Pacific, The Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on Secondary Schools in British Columbia and Yukon: 2006 Edition.

This annual report is the only one of its kind to analyze relevant, publicly available data to rate and rank 281 of BC and Yukon's public and independent secondary schools. This is the only comprehensive and widely-distributed Report Card on secondary schools available in the region.

For the first time, qualifying Yukon schools are included in this edition and they are rated and ranked in exactly the same manner as schools in British Columbia.

The full text of the Report Card (in PDF) and the media release will be posted at www.fraserinstitute.ca. Note: Peter Cowley, the Institute's director of school performance studies and the report card's co-author, will be available for interviews on Sunday, April 9.

There will be special coverage of the Report Card in Sunday's Province newspaper.


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