Topic: Education

News Roundup: Presidential War Powers and New Impeachment Documents

January 10, 2020
A lot has happened during the first week of 2020 — including the release of new Ukraine-related documents.

FOIA to ED Seeking Communications with Select Associates of Career Education Colleges and Universities, Including Pete Hegseth

January 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking communications between select Department officials and employees or representatives of the for-profit college trade organization Career Education Colleges and Universities, including affiliated individuals such as Pete Hegseth and Callista Gingrich.

ED Calendars for Senior Staff from March 2018

November 27, 2019
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for the updated calendars of Betsy DeVos, Joshua Venable, Eric Ventimiglia, Robert Eitel, Candice Jackson, Ebony Lee, Lee-Douglas Simmons, Mitchell Zais, Kenneth L. Marcus, Jason Botel from March 2018 through the date of search.

No Records Response from Fulton County in Georgia for Communications About HBCU’s From Director of Elections Chris Harvey

November 27, 2019
Fulton County, in Georgia, stated that it had no record of communications from Director of Elections Chris Harvey regarding Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). American Oversight asked for actual or proposed changes to university campus voting locations and changers to student voter lists regarding specified HBCUs including Morehouse College, Spelman College, and others.

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University

November 25, 2019
FOIA Request to the Department of Education seeking communications between agency political appointees and Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with the White House Regarding Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University

November 25, 2019
FOIA Request to the Department of Education seeking communications between agency political appointees and White House officials regarding Jerry Falwell Jr. and Liberty University.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

November 20, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking all communications between certain agency officials and Peter Thiel and Blake Masters.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Erik Prince

November 20, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking all communications between certain agency officials and Erik Prince and Paul Behrends.

Calendar Entries for Betsy DeVos and Senior ED Officials

October 23, 2019
Calendar entries form the Department of Education for Secretary DeVos and senior officials. Calendar entries for DeVos span from July 2017 through June 2018.