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Legislative Advocacy

Federal Sequestration Education Budget Impact

NSBA recently hosted a conference call update on the Budget Sequestration.  Direct lobbying efforts were discussed.  Education programs face an estimated cut of 8 percent on January 2, 2013, unless Congress takes action to cancel the budget cuts that are scheduled to occur through a process called sequestration. The budget sequestration will affect programs as an across-the-board cut to Fiscal Year 2013 funding and could also affect advance funded portions of programs such as Title I and IDEA from FY2012.

Access the links below to view communications and resources provided by the NSBA.

NSBA Call to Action and Letter to Congress

Overall Impact to Education Funding Chart 

Projected Loss of Title I funds (individual state's impact)

Projected Loss of Special Ed funds (individual state's impact) 

Please contact Mary Gannon, IASB attorney if you have questions, mgannon@ia-sb.org or (800) 795-4272 x229.