August 7, 2007

IES Alert

Results from the first-ever NAEP assessment in economics are scheduled to be released on Wednesday, August 8, 2007.  The Nation’s Report Card: Economics 2006 reports on the economic literacy of America’s twelfth-graders.  Student knowledge was measured in three areas: market economy, national economy, and international economy.


For more information on the assessment, visit:


On Wednesday the 8th of August, at 10 a.m. ET, view the results online at:


and view a webcast of the report release event. Join NCES Associate Commissioner Peggy Carr for an online StatChat about the results on the day of the release at 2 p.m. Submit your questions now, and at any time until the end of the chat at 3 p.m., at: