Chapter 41 of the Texas Education Code requires school districts that are property wealthy to share their wealth with school districts that are property poor. This statute is sometimes referred to as the "share the wealth" or "Robin Hood" plan. The school finance system "recaptures" funds from the property-wealthy districts to distribute to the property-poor districts.
Law and Rules
Chapter 41 Reports, Wiring Instructions, and Training
Chapter 41 Option 3 Payment Schedule Report
Chapter 41 Correspondence
Chapter 41 Manuals
Prior Year Manuals
Chapter 41 Agreements
- Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credits (PDF, 528 KB)
- Agreement for the Purchase of Attendance Credits (Netting Chapter 42 Funding) (PDF, 559 KB)
- Agreement for the Education of Nonresident Students, with CAD Cost Language (Word, 15 KB)
- Agreement for the Education of Nonresident Students, with CAD Cost Language (PDF, 593 KB)
- Agreement for the Education of Nonresident Students, without CAD Cost Language (Word, 15 KB)
- Agreement for the Education of Nonresident Students, without CAD Cost Language (PDF, 812 KB)
Chapter 41 Wealth Equalization Data
Chapter 41 Status
Potential Partner Districts
For more information, contact:
State Funding Division
August 18, 2014
The Texas Education Agency released more than 40
State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) tests for
2014. The tests and answer keys are now accessible on
the agency's website.
August 13, 2014
Commissioner of Education Michael Williams announced today that the Texas Education Agency has designated 16 new Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies for the 2014-2015 school year.
August 13, 2014
New videos from the Texas Education Agency offer quick overview of the State of Texas Accountability System and its components. The videos are available in English and Spanish.
August 07, 2014
The Texas Education Agency today released the 2014 state accountability
system ratings for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, and more than
8,500 campuses. The ratings reveal that 90 percent of school districts and
charters across Texas have achieved the rating of Met Standard.