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.
See our latest news, or register for an upcoming Governing Board event.
The Governing Board works to continually increase NAEP’s impact as a resource for improving education. See some of our priority topics and initiatives.
Join us--along with students, teachers, and an expert panel--in Raleigh, N.C. for the release of the 2018 NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) Report Card. Register to attend in person or via livestream.
Lesley Muldoon, whose background is in both assessment and nonprofit governance and management, will lead the Board starting in April.
Watch a time-lapse demonstration to see how 600 fourth graders spent their time as they worked through a 30-minute NAEP Reading question.
Education Week asked middle-school teachers to share their perspectives on student responses to open-ended questions from grade 8 NAEP. Discover what they thought.
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.