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Obama Calls For Education "Wake-Up Call"

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Hours before he announced a compromise with GOP lawmakers on a package deal aimed at bolstering the economy, President Barack Obama emphasized America's culture of innovation and stressed his commitment to continued investment in education.

Speaking to students and state officials gathered Monday at Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem, the president conveyed a broad vision for economic recovery. America, Obama said, is at risk of falling behind other nations and must look within for its economic strength.

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