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.
Watch a video with Board Vice Chair Tonya Matthews discussing STEM achievement and opportunities for black girls with NAEP data as context.
Read about our progress on creating a postsecondary preparedness dashboard using NAEP and other data.
Our latest infographics explore student and teacher mobility and how that affects student performance on NAEP.
Read a report about a pilot program to collect middle school transcript and course catalog data electronically.
Explore infographics that detail students' interest and enjoyment of mathematics and reading as reported on The Nation's Report Card.
Members unanimously adopted a revised policy that outlines how NAEP achievement levels are developed, reviewed, and updated.