"Jon Marcus has achieved that careful balance between reporting on numbers and reporting on people. He weaves the stories of real students throughout his pieces, making each compelling and thought-provoking. He truly understands how to work the higher education beat - which can be painfully technical - into something any reader can appreciate."
"Marcus demonstrates mastery of his beat in a series of well-written and well-sourced stories examining key issues in higher education today. He draws readers into his stories with vivid anecdotal leads that introduce sometimes complex subject matter in an accessible way."
Read Jon Marcus' winning stories on higher education in the U.S. at The Hechinger Report: