Staff

Bob Popinski

Senior Director of Policy

Bob is the Senior Director of Policy for Raise Your Hand Texas. An expert on the Texas school finance system, Popinski provided Moak Casey with in-depth bill and policy analysis during the past seven legislative sessions and throughout the state’s two most recent school finance court cases. He specialized in helping districts interested in entering economic development agreements and has authored detailed studies on Texas’ fast growth school districts, tax appraisal limits, and its state school transportation funding system.

Popinski holds a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, summa cum laude, from St. Edward’s University. He was a member of the Teach for America program and taught fourth grade and computer science in Phoenix.

It's what you've done with your time, how you've chosen to spend your days, and whom you've touched this year. That, to me, is the greatest measure of success. - Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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