TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 9, 2015) - On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining how increases in public education funding are being spent.

The study, Understanding the Increases in Education Spending in Public Schools in Canada, spotlights to what degree increased education spending over a 10-year period has gone towards compensation (salaries, benefits, pensions) as well as capital spending (new construction, renovations, etc.).

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, Sept. 10.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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Media Contact - The Fraser Institute
Deani Van Pelt, Director, Barbara Mitchell Centre for
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(416) 363-6575 ext. 231

The Fraser Institute
Mark Hasiuk
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(604) 688-0221 ext. 517