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.
The Board unanimously approved updates to the 2025 NAEP Mathematics Framework. Read more about these changes and their impact on measuring student achievement.
The U.S. Education Secretary has appointed seven members so far to serve on the Board for a four-year term. Read more about these extraordinary leaders.
Download materials for our November 14-16 quarterly meeting in Arlington, VA.
Check out a video on the value of NAEP, the Board's press release on the latest results and other materials.
A research team including Board member Andrew Ho released a new online tool to compare student test scores and achievement gaps by race, poverty level, and gender; a tool which is possible only through the use of NAEP data.
A new study from the National Center for Education Statistics maps state proficiency standards onto NAEP achievement levels. See how your state compares.