Alonso named to board overseeing NAEP
Baltimore City CEO Andres Alonso was named to the National Assessment Governing Board today, one of seven new members named by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
Alonso will be one of 24 members of the board that overseas the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a test given to students around the nation that is considered the only current measure that compares one state to another and some cities to one another. The term begins in October and runs for four years. Six other members were appointed, including a high school math teacher from Indiana, Kentucky's commissioner of education, the chairman of the Tennessee State Board of Education, and a research professor in Oregon.