FOIA Regarding the Influence of Large Online Colleges on Education’s Policy Priorities

On Jan. 21, 2021, the Department of Education rejected American Oversight’s request, stating that the agency could not find responsive records.

FOIA to Education seeking records that would shed light on the influence large online colleges have on Education’s policy considerations. This FOIA is seeking communications regarding regulation of online or remote education programs (including but not limited to state authorization of such programs, the definition of a credit hour, or academic or instruction standards for courses or online course platforms.