Starbucks and Higher Ed.

Starbucks is in the news for offering “free education” to “thousands of its employees.” Reporting on this decision is probably best exemplified by Forbes‘s headline, “Starbucks Announces It Will Give A Free College Education To Thousands Of Workers.” This article declares that Starbucks’s program is “the first of its kind” and that it “will allow many of the Seattle-based company‚Äôs 135,000 workers to graduate debt-free.” But here are the details: 1. You only get full tuition reimbursement if you already have two years of college. 2. You can only get up to $6500 of support if you’re a freshman or … Continue reading Starbucks and Higher Ed.

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