New Hampshire's plan to allow some students to graduate after their sophomore year has sparked passionate discussions among educators throughout the state about what high school should be and whether 16-year-olds are ready for college. "The purpose is to change the way education is delivered to students," said Lyonel B. Tracy, the state's education commissioner. "It will allow students who want to get on with advancing their education to do so. ... We are overdue for a change in our educational system."
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