Entity: Department of Education

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University

November 25, 2019
FOIA Request to the Department of Education seeking communications between agency political appointees and Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with the White House Regarding Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University

November 25, 2019
FOIA Request to the Department of Education seeking communications between agency political appointees and White House officials regarding Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

November 20, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking all communications between certain agency officials and Peter Thiel and Blake Masters.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Erik Prince

November 20, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking all communications between certain agency officials and Erik Prince and Paul Behrends.

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.

News Roundup: Impeachment, Obstruction, and More Questions about Rick Perry

October 11, 2019
Questions continue to arise about Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who this week was subpoenaed by the House in the impeachment investigation.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

New Lawsuit for Records Related to Controversial Judicial Nominee Steven Menashi

October 10, 2019
We're suing the Department of Education for failing to produce documents that could shed light on Menashi's work in the Trump administration.
Steven Menashi during his September hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Complaint: American Oversight v. Education – Steven Menashi’s Communications and Ethics Documents

October 10, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Education for Steven Menashi’s communications with right-wing groups and with Stephen Miller and other White House officials, and for correspondence specific to the issue of immigration and undocumented students. American Oversight is also seeking records relating to Menashi’s ethics pledge and potential conflicts of interest.

FOIA to Education for Civil Rights Data Coding Information

October 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education for codebooks, keys, or other reference materials necessary to interpret data reflecting enforcement actions of the Office for Civil Rights.