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UC, Davis Will Give Students Money Not To Travel During Spring Break

SCOTT DETROW, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Scott Detrow. The University of California, Davis is paying its students to do a very important job - absolutely nothing. That's right; 500 lucky students will receive $75 on the one condition that they stay in Davis during spring break. The school hopes this keeps pandemic travel risks down and boosts some in-town businesses. Getting paid to stay put - what more could a college student ask for? It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.