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Target follows Walmart in covering college tuition, book costs
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Target is investing $200 million over the next four years to cover the college bills for its U.S. workforce.
Starting this fall, more than 340,000 full- and part-time employees will be eligible for "debt-free assistance for select undergraduate degrees, certificates, certifications, free textbooks and more with no out-of-pocket costs," the Minneapolis-based retailer announced Wednesday.
Target also plans to pay up to $10,000 annually for master’s programs.
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In order to do so, Target is working with 250 business-aligned programs at over 40 schools, colleges and universities, the company said.