The Richardson ISD board of trustees discuss the district's request for class-size exceptions during its Oct. 4 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Richardson ISD)

Richardson ISD has 35 classes in pre-K through fourth grade that exceed the state cap of a 22:1 student-to-teacher ratio. The district received approval from its board of trustees Oct. 4 to submit the necessary waivers to the Texas Education Agency for those sections.Assistant Superintendent Brenda Payne said the decision to exceed the state ratio cap is made at the campus level.

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