MISD to pay teachers and some hourly employees

MIDLAND, Tx. (KOSA) -- Midland school district employees will still be paid while schools are closed with some getting time and a half.

The MISD board of trustees approved to continue wage payments to district staff and long-term substitutes Tuesday evening.

They say the payments support morale, retention and ensures continuity.

The board also authorized premium pay of 1.5 times the normal rate for hourly employees who provide ongoing meal services, facilities, maintenance and vital business operations.