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Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's Annual Ontario Elementary School Rankings Coming Sunday, February 17

Feb 15 2013 12:00AM

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TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 -- The Fraser Institute's Report Card on Ontario's Elementary Schools 2013, the go-to source for measuring school improvement, will be released Sunday, February 17 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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 Ontario elementary schools have improved, or fallen behind, in terms of reading, writing, and mathematics over the past five years.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire on Sunday, February 17 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

School results will be published in the Toronto Sun, Ottawa Sun, and Osprey/Sun Media newspapers across Ontario. The complete results for 2,714 elementary schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org where visitors can compare schools on their results over the past five years.

Peter Cowley, co-author of the report card, will be in Toronto and available for media interviews on Sunday and Monday.

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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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Contacts:
The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
Peter Cowley
Director of School Performance Studies
Office: (604) 714-4556 or Cell: (604) 789-0475
peter.cowley@fraserinstitute.org
Twitter: @JPeterCowley

The Fraser Institute
Dean Pelkey
Director of Communications
(604) 714-4582
dean.pelkey@fraserinstitute.org
www.fraserinstitute.org





Source: Marketwire


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