[Editor’s Note: Read “Infographic: The edtech challenges faced by immigrant students” here and read "Infographic: Why mobile technology is hurting some students" here.]

Lower-income parents generally see classroom technology as beneficial to their children's education, according to a survey from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop.

The survey gauges how lower-income parents are responding to changes in classroom learning--most notably, an increase in technology tools and use.

Many initiatives encourage educators to integrate technology into their classrooms, and 80 percent of surveyed lower-income parents think using technology in the classroom improves education quality, while 18 percent...

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