Entity: Department of Education

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Decision Memoranda Signed by Top Officials During Presidential Transition

March 3, 2021
FOIA requests to multiple agencies seeking decision memoranda signed by top officials during the presidential transition period between the Trump and Biden administrations.

Department of Education Records Related to Presentations Given by the Office of Civil Rights

March 2, 2021
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for information concerning technical assistance presentations made by the Office for Civil Rights. These records include data on the presentations.

ED Calendars for Senior Staff from March 2018

February 26, 2021
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for the updated calendars of Betsy DeVos, Joshua Venable, Eric Ventimiglia, Robert Eitel, Candice Jackson, Ebony Lee, Lee-Douglas Simmons, Mitchell Zais, Kenneth L. Marcus, Jason Botel from March 2018 through the date of search.

News Roundup: Trump’s Second Impeachment

February 11, 2021
Videos prepared by House impeachment managers reminded both lawmakers and the public of the consequences of the former president’s lies and provocations.

ED Correspondence Log Communications with the Heartland Institute

February 2, 2021
Correspondence log from the Department of Education reflecting interactions with the Heartland Institute.

ED Communications with Lobbyists for the Student Loan Servicer PHEAA

January 28, 2021
Records from the Department of Education received in response to American Oversight's request for communications between Education officials and lobbyists for student loan servicer Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA).

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

News Roundup: The Long Month Ahead

December 17, 2020
With just over a month left in his administration, there is still plenty of time for President Donald Trump to cause lasting damage.

Investigations Update: ‘Sharpiegate,’ the Census, and Barr’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Investigations

November 17, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Justice Department’s voter fraud probes, the rush to finish the census, and criminal charges against protesters.

FOIA to Education for Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

November 12, 2020
FOIA request to Department of Education seeking records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.