You've probably heard this shocking statement many times "95 per cent of small businesses fail within the first five years." It's often cited in well-intentioned business talks and articles designed to impress listeners about the challenges of owning a small business.
The Prince George Free Press is pleased to present the Fraser Institute rankings of area schools in this issue (Pages A4-A5). The rankings are based on how students in individual schools performed on the annual Foundation Skills Assessment exams. The rankings also take into account such things as income of the parents, percentage of students with English as a second language and others.