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Head Start Program

About 5,000 Head Start preschool students have been affected by the government shutdown. (credit: CBS 2)

Malloy Finds State Money To Reopen Connecticut Head Start Program During Shutdown

Malloy, a proponent of early education, has found $800,000 in state taxpayer money to keep the program open at least through mid-November.

10/09/2013

About 5,000 Head Start preschool students have been affected by the government shutdown. (credit: CBS 2)

Head Start Programs To Receive $10 Million To Reopen During Government Shutdown

Some federally funded Head Start programs shut their doors Oct. 1 to 7,000 low-income children nationwide.

10/07/2013

Ellen Burkheimer mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Woman Charged In Head Start Fundraising Scheme

Ellen Burkheimer used the money she collected to buy heroin and pay her rent and other personal expenses, according to police.

01/09/2013