President Obama on Sept. 22 pushed his plans to make the nation’s economy more stable in the future by investing in education for high-tech industries, reports CNNMoney.com. The president unveiled a new "innovation strategy" that builds on $100 billion of economic stimulus funds to support entrepreneurship, education, infrastructure, and other investments. The plan aims to make the U.S. economy more competitive and help prevent volatile "boom and bust" cycles in the future, Obama told students at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y. He said improving the nation’s education system is a key component of the strategy. To that end, Obama touted his administration’s efforts to make college more affordable by increasing government grants, simplifying student aid applications, and updating the GI Bill. He also reiterated his call for increased investment in green energy technology, electronic health records, manufacturing advanced vehicles, and expanding the nation’s broadband internet network…

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