Jon Marcus

Jon Marcus is the higher-education editor at the Hechinger Report.

Talent-Hungry Companies Are Teaming Up With Historically Black Colleges

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From Google to the NFL, major companies are confronting the labor crunch through deep partnerships with HBCUs.

‘Microcredentials’ Are Changing the Pandemic Job Hunt

8 min read

Some universities are offering college credits as industry-recognized certificates instead, allowing students to use them in the job market long before they graduate.

Can California’s Colleges Be Saved?

8 min read

Soaring tuition and slipping graduation rates have challenged the UC system’s renown. Now, an attempt to restore its former glory is underway.

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