The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

February 22, 2008 15:45 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute to Release Annual Report Card Rating Alberta Elementary Schools on February 24

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2008) - The Fraser Institute will release its Report Card on Alberta's Elementary Schools: 2008 Edition on Sunday, February 24 at 6:00 am (Mountain).

This annual report is the only publication of its kind to analyze relevant, publicly available data to rate and rank 714 of Alberta's public, private, separate, and charter elementary schools.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Sunday, February 24.

The full text of the Report Card including detailed results for all the schools will be available for download free of charge as PDFs on our web site at

Peter Cowley, Director of School Performance Studies for The Fraser Institute and author of the report card will be in Calgary and available to provide comment to the media on Sunday, March February 24 and Monday, February 25.

There will be special coverage of the Report Card's rankings and individual school results in weekend editions of the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Sun newspapers.

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization with offices in Calgary, Montreal, Tampa, Toronto, and Vancouver. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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