Entity: Department of Education

FOIA to ED for Updated Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

November 28, 2017
Updated FOIA request to ED seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after April 12, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.

Documents From ED Containing Emails From Ivanka Trump’s Staff

November 2, 2017
Emails between Department of Education officials and staff for Ivanka Trump. The emails reflect that Ivanka Trump continued using a personal email address even after joining the White House staff.

FOIA In Action: Helping Journalists Expose Questionable Behavior By Trump’s Appointees

November 2, 2017
American Oversight has been investigating questionable behaviors by Trump's political appointees. Our FOIAs have helped journalists report on many conflicts of interests, such as using personal email for government business and high-level political figures hosting events at Trump properties.

New Documents Round-Up October 27th, 2017

October 27, 2017
American Oversight continues to investigate the Trump administration and obtain new documents each week. In the past few weeks, we’ve posted a series of new records.

Motion for Extension and Opposition to Motion American Oversight v Department of Education

October 27, 2017
Motion for extension filed by the Department of Education, along with American Oversight’s opposition to the request for an extension.

Status Report American Oversight v Department of Education Calendars

October 27, 2017
Status report filed by American Oversight in our lawsuit seeking the release of calendar of political appointees at the Department of Education. Education released a number of calendars to American Oversight but included a number of redactions and has failed to provide all of the information we sought.

Unexcused Absences: DeVos Calendars Show Frequent Days Off

October 27, 2017
American Oversight obtained Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' calendars from her first six months in office. Our analysis found that she took at least 11 long weekends, and she only completed a full day of work about 2/3 of the time.