The end of the government shutdown also means the restoration of funds to the Head Start program.
Head Start is a federally funded pre-education program giving children a structured learning environment before heading off to kindergarten.
Head start workers will soon return to work.
Caddo Community Action Agency President Laurance Guidry says, "There are some things and some decisions that we had to make that was ongoing, that we needed to make, but we had nobody we could talk to to make sure we was doing the right decision."
A billionaire couple from Houston, TX donated $10 million to keep the federal Head Start program running during the shutdown.
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