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The Fraser Institute

May 08, 2008 15:02 ET

Media Update: Change of Date for Release of Fraser Institute Report Card on BC Secondary Schools; Report Card Will Be Released Saturday, May 10

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - The Fraser Institute's Report Card on Secondary Schools in British Columbia and Yukon: 2008 Edition will be released on Saturday, May 10 at 6 am (Pacific); not Friday May 9 as previously announced.

The Report Card on Secondary Schools in British Columbia and Yukon: 2008 Edition rates 298 public and private secondary schools from across British Columbia and the Yukon using seven key indicators of school performance based on the results of province-wide tests provided by the BC Ministry of Education.

A news release with additional information about the report card and the data it contains will be issued via Marketwire on Saturday, May 10.

The full text of the Report Card including detailed results for all the schools will be available for download as PDFs on www.fraserinstitute.org.

There will be special coverage of the Fraser Institute report card's rankings and individual school results in the Saturday editions of the Vancouver Sun and Victoria Times Colonist.

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization with offices in Calgary, Montreal, 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 www.fraserinstitute.org.

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