Entity: Department of Education

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.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

FOIA to ED Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to Education seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

News Roundup: Hicks, Barr, Ross and Congressional Oversight

June 21, 2019
American Oversight is investigating the extent to which federal agencies are following the lead of the president in defying legislative branch oversight.

No Records Response from Education Regarding Communications with Outside Groups

June 20, 2019
The Department of Education's Office of Communications and Outreach and Office of the Deputy Secretary stated that it had no records of communications with outside groups like State Policy Network, Goldwater Institute, and the Heritage Foundation.