Major Federal Legislation Concerned with Child Protection, Child Welfare, and Adoption. The Children's Bureau, April 2012. A summary of Federal legislation since 1974 that has had a significant impact on the field. Includes an overview of each act and its major provisions. The full text of the acts can be found on Information Gateway’s Index of Child Welfare Laws
Policy Overview. Legislation, regulations, guidance, and other policy documents for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, No Child Left Behind, and other education programs. From the U.S. Department of Education.