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.
Our latest video, filmed at a January national literacy summit held by the Council of Chief State School Officers, features superintendents discussing how 2019 NAEP Reading data spurred action and informed strategies for improvement.
Learn more about our virtual release event, with experts using visual storytelling to discuss eighth-grade performance in these important subjects and what we can learn.
Our latest narrative reveals how state leaders used NAEP to inform their recently updated academic standards and state assessment, leading to improved performance.
Find out which Trial Urban District Assessment participants in NAEP made the largest significant gains from 2009-2019 in reading and math at grades 4 and 8.
The Board traveled to El Paso, Texas for its quarterly meeting scheduled for March 5-7. Download materials and find details here.
The Secretary of Education appointed three members to the Governing Board for the 2019-2020 class, including our new chair, Gov. Haley Barbour. Read more about these dynamic leaders.
Students and teachers at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia explain why it’s important to understand civics.
Geography goes beyond maps. Students explain what geography really is and why it matters.
Students participating in the National History Day contest explain why it’s important to learn about U.S. history.