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June 27, 2024: A school welcomes new immigrants beyond the classroom; Is a law to help renters working?

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A sign indicating the availability of an apartment to rent stands outside a building early Friday, May 28, 2021, in downtown Denver.

Children who made the harrowing journey from South America to the U.S. are filling up Denver's classrooms. Beyond teaching, schools have become a one-stop shop for everything from dental care to warm clothes and other necessities. A new film documents packed classrooms, overwhelmed teachers, and a community trying to fill the gaps. Then, Colorado has a new law that's supposed to save renters money. But is it working? And, one man's very personal mission to make outer space inclusive.