Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy holds Michael Hall of Stratford, one of the children enrolled at the ABCD Head Start in Bridgeport
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On Wednesday Connecticut stepped in to provide $800,000 to reopen a Head Start program in Bridgeport that’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.