VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, Sept. 6, as students across Canada finish their first week of school, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on student performance and education spending.
International Spending and PISA Performance compares results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), an international series of tests used to measure academic performance, from 72 countries (including Canada) from 2000 to 2015, the latest year of available data, while also comparing education spending levels.
A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire on Sept. 6 at 5:00 a.m. Eastern.
John Krieg, Professor of Economics, Western Washington University
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