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June 20, 2014 12:00 AM

Magna cum latte grads, courtesy of Starbucks

College degrees often have fancy names, take a long time to get and cost more than they should. In other words, they’re already a lot like Starbucks coffee. So maybe it’s not surprising that the Seattle-based coffee chain says it plans to start helping employees pay for college. It’s a welcome development, from both an educational and employment standpoint, even if Starbucks claims are slightly exaggerated.

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