NAGB Newsletter June/July 2017


The Nation's Report Card is bidding farewell to paper and pencil and embracing digital assessment. Discover the details of this technology and what it means for the release of the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results in reading and mathematics.

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Governing Board News


U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently announced the appointment of six Governing Board members who began serving four-year terms on October 1. We welcome back reappointee Honorable James Geringer and look forward to working with Dana Boyd, Gregory Cizek, Tyler Cramer, Honorable John Engler, and Honorable Beverly Perdue.

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Resource and Tools

REMINDER: 2018 Call for Nominations

The October 31 deadline to nominate colleagues or yourself for five Governing Board positions is fast approaching. Nominations can be conveniently submitted online. Don't miss the opportunity to make a lasting impact on student assessment!



Read how writers, reporters, and educators are talking about The Nation's Report Card.

  • Read about Governing Board Deputy Executive Director Lisa Stooksberry's recent discussion about education and assessments with teachers and students at her alma mater, the University of North Alabama, where she was also honored as the school's "Educator of the Year.""
  • Learn about efforts being made by a Detroit nonprofit to teach minority girls about coding and technology and advance women's knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
  • Explore a Flypaper blog by Chester E. Finn Jr. that uses NAEP civics results to talk about the state of education in this crucial subject.