Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Fraser Institute’s ranking of Ontario secondary schools coming Sunday, Feb. 18

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Sunday, Feb. 18, the Fraser Institute will release the Report Card on Ontario’s Secondary Schools, 2018, the go-to source for measuring school performance.

It provides parents with information they can’t easily get anywhere else by ranking nearly 750 Ontario secondary schools on seven academic indicators based on results of annual provincewide Grade 9 math and Grade 10 literacy tests.

This year’s Report Card also spotlights which schools have improving scores in mathematics, despite an overall decline in math performance across the province.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Globenewswire on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 5:00 a.m. Eastern.

The complete results for all 747 secondary schools will also be available at www.compareschoolrankings.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Peter Cowley
Director of School Performance Studies, Fraser Institute
Cell: (604) 789-0475
Office: (604) 714-4556
E-mail: peter.cowley@fraserinstitute.org

Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Cell: (604) 250-8076
Office: (604) 688-0221 Ext. 589
E-mail: bryn.weese@fraserinstitute.org

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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 think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. 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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