Media Advisory - Fraser Institute to release Report Card on Quebec Secondary Schools at Sept 19 news conference

    MONTREAL, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - The Fraser Institute will release the annual
Report Card on Quebec Secondary Schools: 2008 Edition on Friday, September 19
at 10 a.m.
    The Report Card on Quebec Secondary Schools: 2008 Edition is the only
independent measurement of 474 of Quebec's public and private, French and
English, secondary schools. These results will be published in a 36-page
insert in Le Journal de Montréal and Le Journal de Québec, available at the
news conference (and on newsstands on September 20th). The results will also
be available at


    The full report card and complete rankings will be released at a news
conference hosted by the Fraser Institute. Report card authors Tasha
Kheiriddin, Fraser Institute Director for Quebec and la francophonie, and
Peter Cowley, Fraser Institute Director of School Performance Studies, will
provide a brief overview of the report card results and be available for

    Date:         Friday, September 19, 2008
    Time:         10 a.m.
    Location:     Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal - Salon Eté
                  1050, Sherbrooke St. W.
                  Montreal, QC

    The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational
organization with offices in Canada and the United States and partners in more
than 70 countries. 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

For further information:

For further information: Julie Lajoye, Communications Officer, The
Fraser Institute, (514) 281-9550 ext. 302, Cell: (514) 660-3727,; Dean Pelkey, Director of Communications, The
Fraser Institute, (604) 714-4582,

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