Despite sizable challenges in technology and internet access and experience, immigrant Hispanic families are among the most likely to prioritize technology purchases that will support their children's education, according to a new survey.

Although technology's presence is growing in classrooms, students from lower-income families often face connectivity and access challenges at home. What's more, Hispanic families headed by immigrant parents face even steeper challenges, according to research from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.

Access is still a troubling issue among this group. Families headed by immigrant Hispanics are less likely to have a broadband internet connection or...

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