Share the WealthMuch like the legend of Robin Hood, Chapter41 “robbed from the rich and gave to thepoor”, the law “recaptured” property taxrevenue from property-wealthy school districtsand distributed those in property-poordistricts, in an effort to equalize the financingof all districts throughout Texas. Wikipedia
Major Cases San Antonio v. Rodriguez Edgewood v. Kirby West Orange-Cove Consolidated ISD v. Neeley
History of Robin Hood1987 1993 1995 1997 1999 20012003 2004 2005 2006
Contemporary Examples Hallsville I.S.D. Round Rock I.S.D. Lovelady I.S.D.
Implications for the Future Schools that receive Schools do not Robin Hoodmake their Robin payments cannotHood payments. meet their budget needs.State budget Double edged cuts “arrow”