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We're Drowning in Student Debt, but now Coffee Can Pay for School

Earlier this week, Starbucks unveiled it’s plan to cover tuition costs for its employees, should they choose to get their degree online through Arizona State University.

With the student debt crisis reaching more than a trillion dollars, many are wondering if this is a solution. Should other companies adopt this model? Would it even work? Or is this just an elaborate PR stunt?

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to Elahe Izadi from the National Journal and Peter Jacobs from Business Insider about this and more. But tell us…does this new plan make you feel better about spending 5 bucks for a latte? #amtonight

We're Drowning in Student Debt, but now Coffee Can Pay for School

Earlier this week, Starbucks unveiled it’s plan to cover tuition costs for its employees, should they choose to get their degree online through Arizona State University.

With the student debt crisis reaching more than a trillion dollars, many are wondering if this is a solution. Should other companies adopt this model? Would it even work? Or is this just an elaborate PR stunt?

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke to Elahe Izadi from the National Journal and Peter Jacobs from Business Insider about this and more. But tell us…does this new plan make you feel better about spending 5 bucks for a latte? #amtonight

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