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How to Teach a Kid Thousands of Miles Away

One startup's success in China could have big implications for the future of education.

In China, parents are desperately seeking good teachers for their children. A number of local tech startups are meeting that demand; one is even connecting them with American tutors halfway across the world. This week, Bloomberg Technology's Peter Elstrom explores VIPKid's data-driven approach to online tutoring to see what it means for Chinese students, as well as the U.S. teachers who are finding a new source of employment.

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