Entity: Department of Education

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications Regarding Undocumented Students

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi regarding the enrollment of undocumented students in public schools. American Oversight seeks records with the potential to shed light on Mr. Menashi’s activities and communications during his tenure at Education.

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications with Stephen Miller and Other White House Officials

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi with White House Senior Advisor for Policy Stephen Miller, Director of the Office of the Senior Advisor for Policy, Robert Gabriel, Jr. Assistant to the Senior Advisor for Policy Jennifer Cytryn, and Former executive assistant McLaurine Klingler.

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications with Outside Groups

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi with selected outside groups. American Oversight seeks records with the potential to shed light on Mr. Menashi’s activities and communications during his tenure at Education.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications Regarding Enrollment of Undocumented Immigrant Children in Public Schools

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications regarding potential efforts to limit the enrollment of undocumented immigrant children in public schools. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Stephen Miller

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking email communications between senior political appointees and Stephen Miller. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Outside Immigration Groups

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications between senior political appointees and external entities and individuals involved in immigration issues. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Student Loan Servicer’s Lobbyists

September 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking email communications between Education officials and lobbyists for student loan servicer Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA). PHEAA has reportedly failed to effectively implement the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

FOIA to Education for Kathleen Smith’s Ethics Records

September 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education for former Student Aid official, and current lobbyist, Kathleen Smith’s SF-50s and ethics records demonstrating her departure date and ethics pledge.

News Roundup: Trump’s Enthusiastic Support for New Drug Raises Questions

September 6, 2019
Investigating the administration's approval of Spravato, Trump's potential campaign-finance violations, and the promotion of Trump properties.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Remain in Mexico’s Harmful Effects and Trump’s Dangerous Impatience

August 30, 2019
Immigration officials frequently don't offer language assistance to asylum-seekers forced to return to Mexico, and Trump's rush for a border wall before 2020 raises concerns.