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Governmental and Related Links

A significant amount of data is available from federal and state governmental agencies about children and families, early childhood education programs, and publicly-funded programs. Below is a non-exhaustive list of federal and state agencies and organizations representing state policymakers to help you find data, reports, issue briefs, and other helpful information.

Federal Government
Find federal legislation, House & Senate votes, and Congressional Record
U.S. Senate (members and committees)
U.S. House of Representatives (members and committees)
Federal Department of Education
Federal Department of Health & Human Services
Administration on Children & Families (includes TANF, Head Start and Child Care Bureau)
Department of Labor
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Department of Agriculture (nutrition programs)
Government Accounting Office (program reports)

State government
National Governors' Association with links to governors' websites
National Conference of State Legislatures with links to individual legislature websites
Council of Chief State School Officers with links to each state department of education
State Child Care Agency Contacts
State Head Start Collaboration Office Contacts