Tag: High School

Marlon Anderson, n-word

Community Rallying Behind Black High School Security Guard Marlon Anderson, Who Was Fired After Telling Student to Not Call Him the N-word

Marlon Anderson was a security guard at West High School in the Madison School District in Wisconsin for 11 years. But he was abruptly fired after a Black student called him the N-word multiple times — and Anderson told him not to, while also using the word. “Every type of…

Fruitport

Fruitport High School Renovated for the Future: Mass Shooters

Fruitport High School in Michigan is being considered a sign of the future. It is undergoing a $48 millionconstruction project that will add curved hallways to reduce a gunman’s bullet range, jutting barriers to provide cover and egress and spaced classrooms that can lock on demand and hide students in…

D.C. High Schools Students Get an In-depth Tour of Marriott International HQ

Marriott International’s (No. 9 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) Ray Bennett, Chief Global Officer of Global Operations, and Dick Marriott, Chairman of the Board of Host Hotels, recently hosted approximately 80 students from local schools, including Woodrow Wilson High School, Columbia Heights Education Campus, Ballou High School, and…