Officials of the Corpus Christi ­Independent School District told trustees last week that projects financed with $192 million of general obligation bonds approved by voters in 2008 so far are costing about $20 million less than expected.

Superintendent Scott Elliff said the South Texas district had expected to spend $95.8 million in the first two years of the capital program, but actually spent only $75.8 million on projects in 2009 and 2010.

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