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Yeah, Kids Know About The Government Shutdown, And They Are NOT Cool With It

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 02: Children from the Head Start program at the Edward C. Mazique Parent Child Center join supporters and members of Congress to call for an end to the partial federal government shut down and fund the comprehensive education, health and nutrition service for low-income children and their families outside the U.S. Capitol October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. The federal government is in the second day of a partial shutdown after House Republicans and Senate Democrats refu | Getty

In school we’re taught to talk things out, compromise and play well with others. As the federal government shutdown rolls on, it's clear that Congress hasn't been demonstrating basic fourth-grade behavior.

So what do school-aged kids think about the Congress' response to the shutdown?

After surveying the web for students' thoughts on the subject, it appears some young learners are baffled at Congress' recent actions.

Below, we compiled a list of quotes from kids who are not cool with the shutdown. Do you agree with their assessments?

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