DALLAS - Voters will consider the largest school bond issue in Texas history after the Houston Independent School District board of trustees agreed to place a $1.9 billion debt question on the November ballot.

The 8-1 board vote Thursday came after HISD's chief financial officer Melinda Garrett revised her estimate of the property tax increase needed to support the debt. Previously, she predicted a 7 cents per $100 increase. But on Thursday, she lowered that to 5 cents, with no increase until 2014.

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