Iowa House legislators visited North High School on Tuesday, January 17th to discuss the recent turnaround of North High School’s academic achievement. Principal Matt Smith outlined many of the ways he and his administration changed the attitude of North High students and staff to be more positive, leading to increased success in the classroom. Principal Smith said that one of the major achievements was getting the students to believe they could succeed. Legislators will be considering an education reform package during the 2012 session.