Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's annual ranking of Alberta high schools coming Saturday, Oct. 7

Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - October 06, 2017) - On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on Alberta's High Schools, 2017, the go-to source for measuring school performance.

It provides parents with information they can't easily get anywhere else by ranking nearly 300 high schools in Alberta, based on eight academic indicators derived from provincewide test results.

This year's Report Card spotlights which high schools have improved or fallen behind.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 5:00 a.m. (Mountain).

The complete results for all 274 high schools will also be available at

Peter Cowley is available for media interviews from Calgary on Saturday and Sunday.

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Contact Information:

Peter Cowley
Director of School Performance Studies
Fraser Institute
Cell: (604) 789-0475

Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
Cell: (604) 250-8076