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Midway Community Approves Funding for Teacher Retention and Recruitment

The Midway Independent School District is grateful for the resounding passage of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE) and show of support for our teachers. The MISD Board of Trustees sought community support to address critical funding needs for competitive retention and recruitment of high-quality educators. The overwhelming approval from Midway residents marks a collective endorsement and commitment to educational excellence.

Explaining the VATRE... Ballot Language and More

Why would an overall tax rate decrease require taxpayer approval? Midway's Parent Editorial Board requested a deeper dive into the moving parts of the Voter-Approval Tax Rate Election (VATRE), explaining the ballot language in particular. This article also summarizes what happens if you vote FOR or AGAINST the proposition.

District Explores Aircraft Building Curriculum Pending Funding

The District is exploring the opportunity to utilize Tango Flight— a curriculum that allows students to build a plane over a two-year time period.

Midway Board Member to Take Part in Leadership TASB

Midway ISD Board of Trustees Secretary Pam Watts has been accepted as a member of the 2024 Leadership TASB Class.

Board Approves 2023 Tax Rate

During the August school board meeting, the Midway ISD Board of Trustees approved a 2023 tax rate of $0.9392 —an 18.5-cent decrease from the 2022 tax rate of $1.12—but it still requires voter approval.

What's a defeasance resolution and why did the board adopt one?

At the August school board meeting, the Midway ISD Board of Trustees adopted a defeasance resolution for the early repayment of outstanding principal.