The National Assessment Governing Board sets policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Learn more about our work.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress — known as The Nation’s Report Card — is the largest continuing, nationally representative evaluation of education in the United States.
NAEP frameworks provide the blueprint for the content and design of each assessment. Learn how NAEP assessments are built.
The Nation’s Report Card informs the public about what U.S. students know and can do in a variety of subject areas.
An important role of the Board is setting achievement levels for NAEP assessments. Discover more about this process and what the achievement levels mean when it comes to measuring student achievement.
See our latest news, or register for an upcoming Governing Board event.
The Governing Board works to continually increase NAEP’s impact as a resource for improving education. See some of our priority topics and initiatives.
Our special page for the 2018 NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy Report Card features a technology video, livestream and pictures of our release event, a press release and other materials
We will host a release event for the NAEP 2019 Reading and Math Report Card in Washington, D.C., featuring an expert panel discussing how to build more equitable outcomes for students. Register to attend in-person or via livestream.
We have launched our annual campaign to seek nominees eager to affect change in education through setting policy for The Nation's Report Card. Nominate yourself or someone else in 9 categories.
A new study from the National Center for Education Statistics maps state proficiency standards onto NAEP achievement levels. See how your state compares.
Read our latest narrative on how Wyoming used NAEP results to inform development of state assessments and changes in standards and efforts that contributed to NAEP gains in reading and math for grade 4.
Watch Board member Jim Geringer, former governor of Wyoming, lead you through some of his home state’s firsts, its strides in education, and long-term gains on NAEP.
The Governing Board released an updated schedule of assessments for NAEP that prioritizes its flagship assessments of reading and mathematics and addresses the Board's long-term goals of frequency, efficiency and utility. There will also be more state- and district-level data in various subjects.