Media Room

Media Room

Stephaan Harris

Stephaan Harris

Assistant Director for Communications
National Assessment Governing Board
Phone: 202-357-7504


Upcoming Events

View our calendar of events, including upcoming releases of The Nation’s Report Card, and check out the projected NAEP release schedule.


Learn about Governing Board members and staff available for interviews.

Press Releases

See below for press releases and use the following links for Governing Board news and the latest release of The Nation’s Report Card.


New Preparedness Research on 8th Grade NAEP Reading and Mathematics Released Mathematics 21 Mar 2016
Check Out Videos and Materials for The Nation's Report Card: 2016 Arts Arts 25 Apr 2017
Check out infographics and a video that profile NAEP Arts and arts education across the country. Press Releases 21 Dec 2017
Board Awards Contract for TEL Assessment Technology and Engineering Literacy 2 Jul 2014
Release BoWTIE and CAB software Technology and Engineering Literacy 30 Jun 2014
Board Approves Updated NAEP Assessment Schedule Board Business 25 Nov 2015
A New Executive Director Is Appointed Press Releases 4 Mar 2019
Governing Board Updates NAEP Assessment Schedule Press Releases 24 Jul 2019
We celebrate the legacy of Honorable Mitchell Chester Press Releases 3 Aug 2017
Executive Director Bill Bushaw steps down in August. Press Releases 12 Mar 2018
Governing Board Wins Award for NAEP Science Video Press Releases 9 Jul 2018
Governing Board awards new website contract to Reingold Press Releases 11 Jun 2018
Math Framework Update Officially Launched Press Releases 4 Oct 2018
Read about the TUDA Task Force - our newest collaboration with Council of the Great City Schools. Press Releases 21 Mar 2018
Board Approves Achievement Levels Policy Press Releases 19 Nov 2018
Five Leaders Appointed to Board Latest News 28 Sep 2018
Statement from the National Assessment Governing Board in Response to the National Superintendents Roundtable Report Released January 17, 2018. Press Releases 17 Jan 2018
Gov. Beverly Perdue Appointed Chair Press Releases 2 Nov 2018
Board sets priorities for the NAEP assessment schedule. Press Releases 28 Mar 2018
Public Invited to Nominate Candidates for National Assessment Governing Board Board Business 8 Sep 2015
Education Leader William J. Bushaw Appointed Executive Director of the National Assessment Governing Board, Overseer of NAEP Board Business 6 May 2015
Board Awards New Communications, Website Contracts Board Business 16 Jul 2015
National Assessment Governing Board Unanimously Approves New NAEP Assessment Schedule Board Business 16 Mar 2015
Seven Leaders Named by Education Department Secretary Arne Duncan to the National Assessment Governing Board Board Business 6 Oct 2015
Governing Board Seeks Candidates for Executive Director Position Board Business 29 Jan 2015
Six leaders named by U.S. Education Secretary John King to National Assessment Governing Board Board Business 23 Sep 2016
Deputy Executive Director Mary Crovo Steps Down December 2016 Board Business 11 Aug 2016
The Board Seeks Nominations For Four Open Position in 2017: View Our Dedicated Site for Details Board Business 23 Sep 2016
Rhode Island Schools Chief Appointed to Governing Board Board Business 19 Feb 2016
National Assessment Governing Board Seeks to Fill Deputy Executive Director Position Board Business 13 Sep 2016
Board Approves Expansion of TUDA, Adding Six More Large Urban School Districts Board Business 8 Mar 2016
National Assessment Governing Board Approves Strategic Vision Board Business 2 Dec 2016
Request for Public Comment on Design Document for Setting Achievement Levels on NAEP TEL Board Business 30 Oct 2014
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Appoints Five Board Members and New Chair Board Business 7 Oct 2014
Governing Board Awards Academic Preparedness Contract to NORC For Alignment Studies Board Business 17 Oct 2014
Board Seeks Nominations - 8 Openings Board Business 15 Aug 2014
Governing Board Wins Major Marketing Award for NAEP Grade 12 and Preparedness Releases Board Business 21 Oct 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Appoints Two Former Governors As New Board Members Board Business 25 Mar 2014
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appoints six members to the Governing Board. Terms begin Oct. 1. Press Releases 28 Sep 2017
Board Augments Candidate Pool for General Public Representative Category Board Business 24 May 2017
Governing Board Names New Deputy Executive Director Board Business 10 Jan 2017
Governing Board Issues Solicitation for Communications, Outreach and Dissemination Services: Submissions Due by August 8 Press Releases 26 Jun 2017
Reading Scores on The Nation’s Report Card Lower Than in 2017, While Math Results Vary Press Releases 30 Oct 2019
NAEP Math Framework Officially Updated Press Releases 21 Nov 2019
Board Welcomes 2019 Appointees Press Releases 13 Nov 2019