Topic: Education

FOIA to ED for Applications to the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity

June 29, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking student applications to be on the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity (NACIQI) board.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

FOIA to ED Seeking Federal Student Aid Head Performance Agreement Evaluations and Transmission to Congress

June 11, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking FSA chief operating officer performance evaluations under required performance agreements and records reflecting required transmission to Congress of FSA COO performance agreements. American Oversight filed this request in partnership with Student Defense.

FOIA to ED Seeking Federal Student Aid Head Performance Agreements

June 11, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking FSA chief operating officer performance agreements, which federal law requires the department to enter into annually and then make public. American Oversight filed this request in partnership with Student Defense.

Education Records of Communications with Sen. Lamar from April to October 2018

June 4, 2020
Records from the Department of Education of communications with Senator Lamar from April to October 2018. American Oversight sought these communications to shed light on the role Senator Alexander and the HELP Committee play in policymaking at the Department of Education.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

FOIA to ED Seeking Records Regarding Fulfillment of State of the Union Scholarship

May 22, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education regarding reports that Secretary Betsy DeVos would personally fund a federal Opportunity Scholarship awarded to a fourth-grade student during President Trump’s January 2020 State of the Union address.

FOIA to ED on Gender-Based Discrimination Guidelines

May 22, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education on the removal of guidelines issued by the Office of Civil Rights on gender-based discrimination.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.

Education Records on Impact of Coronavirus on Schools from March 2020

May 14, 2020
Department of Education records regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on schools. These records are from March 2020.