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.
Download materials for our November 15 - 17 quarterly meeting.
The Governing Board is seeking its next Executive Director. Applications are currently being accepted. Find out more information and how to apply.
Explore how education and business leaders in Mississippi used NAEP results to improve and measure student achievement over the years.
The Secretary of Education appointed Gov. Perdue as chair, making her the first woman in that position in the Board's 30-year history.
Our latest video shows how interest in and enjoyment of reading is associated with performance on The Nation's Report Card when it comes to 8th graders.
Our new set of infographics explores how fourth-grade and eighth-grade students feel about mathematics and reading as gleaned from responses on The Nation's Report Card.