The future is a little brighter for employees of the Amarillo Independent School District.

The A.I.S.D. board unanimously approved the 2017-2018 budget last night.  In the budget is pay raises for all employees of the district. The pay raises with range from 2.5-3%.  Employees got a similar raise last year.  Increases for health insurance and workman's comp we also included in the budget.

The budget also includes the filling of 36 new positions.