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Barista perk: Higher Ed online
Pouring coffee just got more interesting, even for some part-time workers. The Associated Press reports 135,000 workers who put in at least twenty hours a week at Starbucks will have the chance to earn an online degree from Arizona State University at a discount tuition.
The company had a program that reimbursed employees up to $1,000 a year for education at some schools.
The plan is expected to get a formal announcement Monday in New York City with the U.S. education secretary present.