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Transgender High Schooler Speaks Out After Hundreds Of Her Classmates Protest Her Using The Girls' Locker Room!

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Hillsboro High School students protest a transgender classmate using the girl's locker room.

It looks like the city of Hillsboro, Missouri didn't get the memo that it's 2015.

More than 150 students at Hillsboro High School staged a walkout that lasted nearly two hours on Monday, and it was all because their transgender classmate Lila Perry wanted to use the girl's locker room.

Lila was born a boy but has identified as female since she was 13 years old, and she says for the most part school officials have been very understanding and accommodating towards her.

[ Related: Raffi Freedman-Gurspan Is The FIRST Openly Transgender Official To Work In The White House! ]

However, some of her classmates were singing a different tune as they claimed they were uncomfortable sharing a locker room with the high school senior.

Lila hasn't been afraid to share her thoughts on the matter so far, and she's definitely not holding back now:

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You Could Learn How To Sing From Christina Aguilera Herself! Find Out How To Sign Up HERE!

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You no longer have to audition for The Voice to have Christina Aguilera as your vocal coach!

The Grammy winning singer just singed with online education company MasterClass to teach a course focused on — what else — singing!

MasterClass is a virtual education platform which makes it possible for aspiring performers or athletes to learn directly from the world's best! The company currently offers courses from Dustin Hoffman (acting), Serena Williams (tennis), and James Patterson (writing)!

[ Photos: Xtina Celebrates Baby Summer Rain's First Birthday With These Sweet Snaps! ]

Xtina will helm the newest wave of upcoming classes, which also include a performance course taught by Usher and a photography course taught by Annie Leibovitz!

The Dirrty songstress had this to say about her course:

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This Little Girl's Wonder Woman Lunchbox Was Banned From Her School — And You Won't BELIEVE Why!!

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Can you believe this?!

It's bad enough that just over a week ago a girl was sent home from school for breaking a school's dress code by showing too much collarbone, but this is ABSURD!

Just recently a little girl was reportedly sent home with a note from her school for violating their dress code by carrying a Wonder Woman lunch box.

[ Related: Check Out The List Of Fan-Favorite TV Teachers! ]

A user on reddit posted this picture of a little girl's lunchbox (above) along with the letter that was sent home explaining their reasoning.

The letter said:

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Before You Go Back To School, Educate Yourself On Our List Of Fan-Favorite TV Teachers!

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Everyone has at least one teacher who shaped their lives in a big way.

And if all your teachers sucked IRL, then you probably still had at least one favorite imaginary teacher on TV!

These fine educators may be a bit eccentric, and even irresponsible at times (we're looking at you, Ms. Frizzle), but they taught valuable lessons to their students — as well as the audience at home!

To prepare for the return of school, check out our list of fan favorite teachers in television (below)!

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[Image via Comedy Central/Nickelodeon/ABC/CBS.]

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#Kleanse Spotlight: Malala Yousafzai Proves She's Actually A Genius By Earning Top Scores On The GSCE!

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Malala keeps on reminding us that she's a genius!

We guess winning a Nobel Peace Prize just isn't enough for this young lady!!

In case you've been living under a rock for the last few years, Malala Yousafzai has established herself as one of the most influential people on the face of the planet and the leading advocate for female education in Pakistan!

Oh, and did we mention she's only 18 years old???

[ Related: 17-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Becomes The Youngest Nobel Prize Winner In History ]

Now living in Birmingham, Malala was one of THOUSANDS of teens in the U.K. who had to take the General Certificate of Secondary Education, which is also known as the GSCE!

Well her father Ziauddin Yousafzai took to Twitter earlier today to share his daughter's scores, and we weren't too surprised to see she aced it:

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Reporter Makes Little Boy Cry In First Day Of School Interview!

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We've all been there!

Another summer is coming to an end, and parents everywhere are getting excited to go back-to-school shopping and get their kids out of the house!

But for first time students, the concept of leaving your home everyday to be taught by a stranger can be a bit daunting!

[ Video: Best Local News Interviews Of All Time! ]

KTLA reporter Courtney Friel was reminded how overwhelming first time education can be when she asked Andrew Macias if he was excited for his first day of kindergarten!

The 4-year-old was initially enthusiastic about the new opportunity of starting out at City Terrace Elementary School.

But after the reporter asked if he was going to miss his mom, the brand new kindergartener was faced with a harsh reality check — and started crying!

We feel you, Andrew! Watch the adorable moment (below):

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