Help Chalkbeat Colorado cover the 2023-24 school year

A young girl yells happily in front of a school with a colorful “Welcome Back” sign.
Saliyah Taylor, 7, celebrates her first day school at Jewell Elementary School in Aurora. (Hyoung Chang / The Denver Post)

A new school year has begun, and Colorado students around the state are back in classrooms, hopeful for a fresh start and gearing up for the work ahead.

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