Texas Billionaires Donate $10M to Head Start Amid Shutdown

John and Laura Arnold have pledged money to keep the federally-funded preschool program open.
1:14 | 10/08/13

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I don't have a head -- -- anymore federally funded preschool programs are closing across the country. To gain on the sixth day at the government shut down its guard officials say yeah 7000 Boeing and its children. Are out of school they they punishing us in his. -- Perry county head start. Now hundreds remain open for a few more on my they'll actually really -- -- unity loving me she's landing on lap. Today's Houston couple -- and -- Arnold pledged ten million dollars a head start. They're generous donation will -- all seven programs that authorities shut down. The couple will be the statement that we are quote. Are represented its inability to resolve their differences as the cause severe disruption of the lives of -- blowing from the -- and we believe that it is especially on -- that young children from underprivileged communities and working families pay the price at the legislators collected Perrier. Head start has already pledged to paid back the couple without interest. If funding is our only concern about is we -- -- to reopen couldn't were struggling out here and it had eaten.

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