Students at a Bridge International Academies school in Liberia. (Photo: Diana Zeyneb Alhindawi for The New York Times)

Can a Tech Start-Up Successfully Educate Children in the Developing World?

Bridge International Academies — a chain of inexpensive private schools — has ambitious plans to revolutionize education for poor children. But can its for-profit model work in some of the most impoverished places on Earth? Peg Tyre’s report for the New York Times Magazine examines positive and negative impacts of the model.