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NAEP National Assessment Governing Board Documents

Frameworks describe the content and design of each NAEP subject area assessment, written for a general audience.

Specifications describe the detailed blueprint used for constructing the assessment, written for NAEP test developers.

Civics Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress Civics Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress (used for 2010)
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Civics Specifications for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, used for the 1998, 2006, and 2010 NAEP Civics Assessments Civics Specifications for the National Assessment of Educational Progress, used for the 1998, 2006, and 2010 NAEP Civics Assessments
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Economics Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress cover Economics Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress
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Geography Framework for the 1994 and 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress Geography Framework for the 1994 and 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress (used for 2010)
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Geography Specifications for the 1994, 2001, and 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress Geography Specifications for the 1994, 2001, and 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress
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U.S. History Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress cover U.S. History Framework for the 2006 National Assessment of Educational Progress (used for 2010)
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U.S. History Specifications for the 2006 and 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress U.S. History Specifications for the 2006 and 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress
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