Jon Marcus

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

‘Microcredentials’ Are Changing the Pandemic Job Hunt

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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?

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