Federal Legislation Impacting Early Childhood Education Due for Reauthorization
The table that follows outlines federal early childhood programs that have expired or will expire during the 117th Congress (2021-2022), and that fall within the jurisdiction of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and the House Committee on Education and Labor. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), within the jurisdiction of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee, is also included given its connection to child care.
This is not an exhaustive list and only includes existing laws that have expired or will expire in this Congress. This document does not include any new or stand-alone efforts to improve early learning and care, nor does it factor in the efforts of other Committees.