Young woman sits at bench, flipping through year book, while another young woman stands next to her, leaning over to look

Ayat Alfares, left, is a “super senior” at Grace M. Davis High School in Modesto, California. Sarah Yousif, right, graduated from the school when she was 21 years old. Both students came to the US as teenagers and began high school later than most of their classmates. They say they support measures to give students with interrupted educations a chance to get the most from traditional high schools.

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Marnette Federis/The World

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