Richardson ISD Settles Voting Rights Lawsuit, Will Change How Board Members Are Elected

The Richardson school board has reached a settlement in a Voting Rights Act lawsuit that challenged how trustees are elected.The board is currently made up of seven at-large members, voted on by the whole district. Former board member David Tyson, the only black man ever elected to the board, sued the district last year, saying the at-large system was unfair to people of color.  Continue reading...

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