Proposed Bills Supported by AACTE

The 117 Congress (2021-2022) has just convened, and this page will be updated as Members of Congress introduce legislation.

H.R. 6 
To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens, and for other purposes.
Also known as The American Dream and Promise Act.
Sponsor: Rep. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)

H.R. 542
To authorize the establishment of an Education Jobs Fund to retain and create education jobs in communities most impacted by COVID–19, and for other purposes.
Also known as Save Education Jobs Act
Sponsor: Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-CT)

H.R. 1197- The Teacher Diversity and Retention Act
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish the Honorable Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ)

H.R. 1732
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to address the teacher and school leader shortage in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

H.R. 1814
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

S. 264
To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. Also known as The DREAM Act.
Sponsor: Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

S. 686
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to address the teacher and school leader shortage in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

See letters that AACTE has sent to the Administration and/or Congress regarding various policy matters.

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