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.
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The Governing Board works to continually increase NAEP’s impact as a resource for improving education. See some of our priority topics and initiatives.
This animated infographic uses NAEP mathematics contextual data to show how many 8th grade public school students had teachers who used textbooks from their school or district in 2017 and 2019.
The latest Program for International Student Assessment study reveals how 15-year-old U.S. students’ performance in reading, mathematics, and science literacy compares to their peers in nearly 80 countries and education systems.
This one-pager examines student responses from NAEP's Technology and Engineering Literacy assessment to explore related activities inside and outside of school.
The Education Commission of the States' analyzed NAEP contextual data and state trends related to technology and engineering education to spotlight progress.
The Board unanimously approved updates to the 2025 NAEP Mathematics Framework. Read more about these changes and their impact on measuring student achievement.
The U.S. Education Secretary has appointed seven members so far to serve on the Board for a four-year term. Read more about these extraordinary leaders.