ABCD http://wshu.org en Stamford and Bridgeport Head Start programs win millions in federal funding http://wshu.org/post/stamford-and-bridgeport-head-start-programs-win-millions-federal-funding <p>Organizations running early childhood education programs for low-income kids in Stamford and Bridgeport have won millions of dollars in federal grants to continue their programs.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:00:49 +0000 Craig LeMoult 20391 at http://wshu.org Conn. Head Start rejects gift from Texas billionaire couple http://wshu.org/post/conn-head-start-rejects-gift-texas-billionaire-couple <p></p><p>On Wednesday Connecticut stepped in to provide $800,000 to reopen a Head Start program in Bridgeport that&rsquo;s been closed since last week because of the partial shutdown of the federal government. This means the program is rejecting a gift from a Texas billionaire couple that was made through the National Head Start Association.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 03:07:08 +0000 Ebong Udoma 6486 at http://wshu.org Conn. Head Start rejects gift from Texas billionaire couple