• What is recapture or “Robin Hood” as it pertains to state law?

  • Why is recapture a concern for HISD and HISD taxpayers?

  • Is HISD still subject to recapture?

  • Why did HISD become subject to recapture?

  • Why is HISD considered wealthy if nearly 80% of the district’s students are economically disadvantaged?

  • Are there other school districts subject to recapture?

  • How can the state legislature reduce HISD’s recapture payment?

  • What is HISD’s tax rate and how does that compare to surrounding districts?

  • How can I help?

Contact a member of the House Appropriations Committee

Contact a Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee

Contact a Member of the House Public Education Committee

Contact a Member of the Senate Education Committee