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Starbucks Paying for Employees to Go to College

Nearly half of Americans who begin college today will not actually finish, largely due to skyrocketing costs and work/life balance.

Starbucks is doing something to change that for its employees--the company will be working with Arizona State University to offer part-time and full-time staff ("partners," in Starbucks speak) the opportunity to finish their bachelor’s degrees with full tuition reimbursement. In the program, partners can choose from 40 undergraduate degree programs through ASU's top-ranked online program.

According to Starbucks, “We know more than 70% of our U.S. partners (employees) are students or aspiring students. We want to help.”

Read more about the company's efforts here.

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