Web 2.0 technology played an integral role in President Obama’s campaign, and will continue to do so in his presidency.
For the first time, the United States government will have a national Chief Technology Officer to ensure that government agencies have the right infrastructure, policies and services for the 21st century. You can expect that President Obama’s adoption and agenda for technology innovation in government will be reflected in his educational initiatives. “President-elect Barack Obama has pledged to launch ‘the most sweeping effort … this country has ever seen’ to modernize school buildings and equip classrooms with computers as part of his economic-stimulus plan.”
( read more here : http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2008/12/23/03obamareaction_web.h02.html )