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The Starbucks Model for Tuition Reimbursement

The percentage of Americans who have a two-year or four-year college degree is now 39.4 percent -- the highest in the nation’s history, but a far cry from where the nation needs to be given the increasing global demand for people with postsecondary education credentials.  Indeed, the U.S. now ranks 11th in the world in postsecondary attainment, with countries like Korea, Canada and Japan experiencing rates well above 50 percent.  The dynamic global economy is fueling an ever-increasing demand for skills and talent, and most countries around the world are responding to this demand by increasing the higher education attainment of their people.  

The Starbucks Model for Tuition Reimbursement

Kate Snedeker
Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
Stronger Nation 2017 demonstration
June 19, 2017

A Stronger Nation 2017 report uses Census data to track progress in degree attainment at several levels – nationally, in metropolitan areas, in all 50 states, and down to the county level. It also contains national data and state-specific estimates that show attainment of high-quality postsecondary certificates.