March 4 Reading Symposium
Join us as a variety of experts discuss how background knowledge is addressed in reading comprehension assessments across the country and internationally.
The Latest from the Governing Board
At its quarterly meeting, the Governing Board approved an updated schedule of assessments reflecting the Congressional waiver that postponed NAEP administration in 2021.
Visit our meeting page to see agendas and materials and register for open sessions of The Board’s quarterly and committee meetings that will convene March 1-5.
Along with a webcast of our NAEP Grade 12 release event, check out our graphics on student confidence in math and reading as well as performance of students with disabilities.
Check out this video that documents the major milestones and evolution of the National Assessment of Education Process through more than five decades.
Read a statement from Chair Gov. Haley Barbour and Vice Chair Alice Peisch reflecting the consensus of the Board in support of rescheduling NAEP reading and mathematics assessments to 2022.
The Governing Board will hold its quarterly meeting and various committee meetings through December. Visit our meeting page for agendas, registration, and materials as they become available.
Photos from NAEP Day 2019 at the National Press Club in Washington
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The Nation's Report Card -- The Value of Civics
Students and teachers at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia explain why it’s important to understand civics.
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The Nation's Report Card -- The Value of Geography
Geography goes beyond maps. Students explain what geography really is and why it matters.
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The Nation's Report Card -- The Value of U.S. History
Students participating in the National History Day contest explain why it’s important to learn about U.S. history.
The Value of NAEP
Members of the National Assessment Governing Board talk about the National Assessment of Educational Progress and what can be done with the insights it offers into students’ performance and the contexts in which they learn.