NAGB Newsletter June/July 2017
 
Governing Board News

GOVERNING BOARD NEWS

On Friday, November 17, the Governing Board's quarterly meeting will feature a panel of world-renowned student assessment experts who will explore current trends in international assessments and how they can inform us about U.S. testing and measurement. Join this important discussion via webcast.

 
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Resource and Tools

FEATURE: A Look at NAEP in Rural Areas

We delved into National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results and contextual data to understand how rural areas perform on NAEP and how some of the factors captured by NAEP provide insight into their performance.

 
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RESOURCES AND TOOLS

Watch a new video from the National Center for Education Statistics that highlights why the transition to digital assessments is important for The Nation's Report Card and walks viewers through how students engage with new digital features to demonstrate their knowledge.

 
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NAEP IN THE NEWS

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

 
  • Explore an Education Week blog on how Chicago Public Schools leads the nation in academic growth, and improvement reflected in scores from NAEP's Trial Urban District Assesment.
  • Read a New Orleans Times-Picayune op-ed column about Louisiana's progress in academic improvement and how NAEP results played a role.
  • Learn more from an Oklahoma science teacher's perspective about the difference between Proficient on NAEP and state proficiency and the impact he feels his state superintendent is having on education.