NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) – President Obama on Monday pushed his plans to make the nation's economy more stable in the future by investing in education for high-tech industries.
Speaking at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y., Obama emphasized the need to encourage entrepreneurship and international
He also reiterated his call for increased investment in green energy technology, electronic health records and manufacturing advanced vehicles.
"Our strategy begins where innovation so often does: in the classroom and in the laboratory - and in the networks that connect them to the broader economy," the president said in prepared remarks. "These are the building blocks of innovation: education, infrastructure, and research."
The administration says its under its new innovation strategy, $100 billion of economic stimulus funds will be used to support innovation,
additional support for education, infrastructure and other investments.