Media Advisory - Fraser Institute to release report card rating British Columbia and Yukon secondary schools



    VANCOUVER, April 13 /CNW/ - The Fraser Institute will release its Report
Card on Secondary Schools in British Columbia and Yukon: 2007 Edition on
Saturday, April 14.
    This annual report is the only publication of its kind to analyze
relevant, publicly available data to rate and rank 291 British Columbia and
Yukon public and private secondary schools.
    A news release with additional information will be issued via CNW Group
on Saturday, April 14 at 6 a.m. (Pacific).
    The full text of the report card including detailed results for all the
schools will be available for download as PDFs on our web site at
www.fraserinstitute.ca.
    Peter Cowley, Director of School Performance Studies for The Fraser
Institute and author of the report card will be available on his cell phone to
provide comment to the media on Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15.
    There will be special coverage of the report card's rankings and
individual school results in the Saturday editions of the Vancouver Sun and
the Victoria Times-Colonist.

    The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational
organization based in Canada. 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.ca





For further information:

For further information: Peter Cowley, Director of School Performance
Studies, The Fraser Institute, Cell: (604) 789-0475, Email:
peterc@fraserinstitute.ca; Dean Pelkey, Associate Director of Communications,
The Fraser Institute, Tel: (604) 714-4582, Email: deanp@fraserinstitute.ca

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