Starbucks Plan Shines a Light on the Profits in Online Education

Monica Almeida, The New York Times, Redux

That Arizona State U. can afford to offer such big discounts to employees of the coffee company suggests just how much higher-education institutions earn from distance learning.
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The scholarship partnership that Starbucks announced last week with Arizona State University was notable for many reasons: It was a remarkable marketing and PR coup for the company and ASU; it will allow ASU Online to study some techniques for...

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