The National School Boards Association has reached out to Congress and raised awareness among its members, giving them steps they can take to help stop the cuts from happening.
The National PTA has a sequestration toolkit to provide its state and local units with information as well as templates for letters to Congress and media outlets to turn the pressure up on elected officials.
On the NSBA call, the Virginia school board member reflected on the recent elections and spending priorities.
"Our state saw a lot of campaign money spent here last month. I wish some of it could be spent now on education," said Wade.