Ariz. High School District Honored for AP Performance

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Honorificabilitudinitatibus is the word Trevor Packer used today to describe Glendale Union High School District.

The longest word in the English language featuring alternating consonants and vowels appears in Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” It means the state of being able to achieve honors.

Packer, senior vice president of Advanced Placement (AP) and college readiness for the nonprofit College Board that administers the AP tests for high schools worldwide, said GUHSD achieved the highest honors as the College Board’s Advanced Placement District of the Year.

GUHSD is the nation’s leader among medium-sized school districts in simultaneously expanding access in AP courses and improving AP exam performance.

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