Surveys & Programs: Assessments
National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) - "The Nation's Report Card"
"the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematics, reading, science, writing, the arts, civics, economics, geography, and U.S. history."
"a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older."