FOIA Number: ED-18-0283

ED Records Regarding Borrower Defense Rule

June 28, 2019
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the borrower defense rule.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Education – Borrower Defense Rule

November 9, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on the agency’s decision to cut back on debt relief for defrauded student borrowers.

American Oversight Sues Education Department for Borrower Defense Records

November 9, 2018
American Oversight today sued the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on the agency’s decision to cut back on debt relief for defrauded student borrowers. This is the watchdog’s tenth suit in its Parallel Investigations Initiative, targeting documents that are also likely to be the subject of congressional investigations.

No Records Response from Selected ED Offices Regarding Meetings and Communications about the Borrower Defense Rule

November 2, 2018
Department of Education's Office of the Deputy Secretary and Office of Career, Technical & Adult Education said that they did not have any records relating to the Borrower Defense Rule. ED is still reviewing potential records for other offices.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications and Calendar Entries Related to the Borrower Defense Rule

April 27, 2018
FOIA to Education regarding protections to students who have been defrauded by schools. This FOIA is seeking all communications related to the borrower defense rule between Secretary DeVos and other senior Education appointees and any member of Congress or members of congressional staff, as well as related calendar entries.