Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, says boarding schools could offer children from rural areas better teaching and accommodation. Photo: Handout
Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, says boarding schools could offer children from rural areas better teaching and accommodation. Photo: Handout

Jack Ma has a solution for China’s ‘left-behind kids’: boarding school

Tech giant founder calls on entrepreneurs to back his plan to merge rural schools with low enrolments, build dormitories and provide bus services

Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, says boarding schools could offer children from rural areas better teaching and accommodation. Photo: Handout
Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, says boarding schools could offer children from rural areas better teaching and accommodation. Photo: Handout
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