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Release of the 2017 Nation's Report Card

2017 NAEP Reading and Mathematics Report Card


On April 10, 2018, the National Assessment Governing Board hosted "NAEP Day" to release the results of The Nation's Report Card 2017: Mathematics and Reading.  The event was held at the National Press Club and livestreamed for a national audience. 

Several panels and presentations, featuring education experts and state and local education leaders from around the country, discussed the results for 4th and 8th graders by nation, state, and 27 large urban districts and how these results relate to the policies that affect students.  

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  • Peggy Carr, Associate Commissioner for Assessment, National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
  • Lynn Woodworth, Commissioner, NCES

  • Michael Casserly, Executive Director, Council of the Great City Schools

  • Jillian Balow, Superintendent of public instruction, Wyoming
  • Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity
  • Terry Holliday, Former Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Education (moderator)
  • Glen Price, Chief Deputy, California Department of Education
  • Pam Stewart, Commissioner, Florida Department of Education

  • Marilyn Jager Adams, Visiting Scholar, Brown University
  • Susan Pimentel, Education Analyst and Standards and Curriculum Specialist; Founding Partner, Student Achievement Partners and StandardsWork Inc. (moderator)
  • Ian Rowe, Chief Executive Officer, Public Prep charter school network
  • Timothy Shanahan, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Daniel Willingham, Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

  • Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent, Miami-Dade County Public Schools; Member, National Assessment Governing Board
  • Paul Cruz, Superintendent, Austin Independent School District
  • Cindy Marten, Superintendent, San Diego Unified School District
  • LaTanya McDade, Chief Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools