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NAEP Governing Board Gets Five New Members

By Catherine Gewertz — November 30, 2010 1 min read
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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named five new members to the National Assessment Governing Board last month, just before the board released the latest results of the test for which it sets policy, the National Assessment of Educational Progress. (“Seniors Increase Scores on NAEP,” December 1, 2010.)

Joining the 26-member board are Shannon Garrison, a 4th grade teacher at Solano Avenue Elementary School in Los Angeles; Richard Brent Houston, the principal of Shawnee Middle School in Shawnee, Okla.; Hector Ibarra, an 8th grade teacher at West Branch Middle School in West Branch, Iowa; Delaware Gov. Jack Markell; and Blair Taylor, the president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Urban League.

Mr. Duncan also reappointed former Massachusetts Commissioner of Education David P. Driscoll as chairman.

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A version of this article appeared in the December 01, 2010 edition of Education Week as NAEP Governing Board Gets Five New Members

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