Entity: Department of Education

FOIA to Education Seeking Calendars of Official in Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives

July 30, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking calendars of Andrea Ramirez, Executive Director of the Center for Faith and Opportunity Initiatives.

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

No Records Response from Education Regarding Communications with Certain Trump Associates

July 24, 2019
Department of Education stated that it had no records of communications with Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, or other Trump associates. American Oversight sought these records after news reports that certain individuals related to Trump may have been trying to sell influence with the Administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking All Decision Memos Signed by Secretary DeVos

July 24, 2019
FOIA to Department of Education seeking all decision memoranda signed by Secretary Betsy DeVos.

No Records Response from Education Concerning Communications Regarding Teacher Strikes

July 23, 2019
The Department of Education stated that it had no record of communications between Department of Education officials and elected officials from states affected by teacher strikes.

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding Congressional Oversight

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education for communications with White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Contracts with Failed Nominees

July 17, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies to identify whether individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

American Oversight Sues for Betsy DeVos’ Emails Sent with Personal Account

July 17, 2019
American Oversight is suing the Education Department to force the education secretary to turn over work emails sent from her personal account,
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to Education Seeking Secretary DeVos’ Personal Emails Concerning Agency Business

July 16, 2019
FOIA to Education seeking Secretary DeVos’ personal emails concerning agency business in light of the Inspector General’s findings that the Secretary has used personal email for agency business and has not properly preserved all such records.