Jon Marcus

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

‘Microcredentials’ Are Changing the Pandemic Job Hunt


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?


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