Entity: Department of Education

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.

FOIA In Action: Helping Journalists Hold the Government Accountable

October 17, 2017
American Oversight has been investigating Trump's political appointees. Our FOIAs have helped journalists report on the fact that many of those who Trump appointed to high-level positions are unqualified and well connected to the Trump family.