DALLAS — Voters in Texas face a light load of school bond requests at the polls on May 14 as districts across the state focus on belt-tightening instead of capital projects.

While lawmakers in Austin are debating and discussing the state’s public school funding system, 35 local districts are seeking a total of $1.54 billion of general obligation bonding authority at the May election, according to information compiled by TexasISD.com.

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