Griffin High School’s Transformation

Schools that lack a unified culture can drastically affect students and teachers in a negative way. Without a structured and caring environment, students feel lost and unwanted. Without committed support, teachers can feel that they alone bear the burden of poor student achievement.

Keith Simmons faced these problems when he became principal of Griffin High School in Griffin, Georgia, in 2009. Watch this 5:44 video to see how, with a vision and culture of structure and consistency, students and staff at Griffin High School worked together to achieve a remarkable turnaround.

School Turnaround Keith Simmons Griffin High School Georgia

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