Story was updated Jan. 17 at 1:06 p.m. to include comments from Plaintiff David Tyson Jr. and his attorney William A. Brewer III
Richardson ISD will change the way it holds school board elections following the settlement of a lawsuit that accused the district of discriminatory practices.
After a year of negotiations with plaintiff and former trustee David Tyson Jr., the district agreed that five of its school board members will be elected to represent single districts, while two will oversee the district as a whole.
The settlement announcement came Jan. 17 after a closed-door meeting with the board and its attorneys.
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