The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 03, 2013 11:02 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's Annual Alberta High School Rankings Coming Saturday, May 4

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on Alberta's High Schools 2013, the go-to source for measuring school performance and improvement, will be released Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

The report card provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else. In addition to five years of academic results, the report card shows which Alberta high schools have improved, or fallen behind, academically over the past five years.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Saturday, May 4 at 6:30 a.m. (Mountain).

School results will be published in the Calgary Herald and the Edmonton Sun. The complete results for 279 high schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org where visitors can graphically compare schools' recent results on any of the report card's academic indicators and ratings.

Peter Cowley, co-author of the report card, will be in Calgary and available for media interviews on Saturday and available by phone on Sunday.

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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 86 think-tanks. 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 www.fraserinstitute.org.

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