Topic: Education

New Lawsuit for Records Related to Controversial Judicial Nominee Steven Menashi

October 10, 2019
We're suing the Department of Education for failing to produce documents that could shed light on Menashi's work in the Trump administration.
Steven Menashi during his September hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Complaint: American Oversight v. Education – Steven Menashi’s Communications and Ethics Documents

October 10, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Education for Steven Menashi’s communications with right-wing groups and with Stephen Miller and other White House officials, and for correspondence specific to the issue of immigration and undocumented students. American Oversight is also seeking records relating to Menashi’s ethics pledge and potential conflicts of interest.

FOIA to Education for Civil Rights Data Coding Information

October 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education for codebooks, keys, or other reference materials necessary to interpret data reflecting enforcement actions of the Office for Civil Rights.

What We Found in Controversial Federal Court Nominee Steven Menashi’s Calendars

September 11, 2019
One the most potentially controversial judicial nominees since Brett Kavanaugh is set to have his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

FOIA to Education for Steven Menashi’s Ethics Records

September 10, 2019
FOIA to Education for former General Counsel Steven Menashi records relating to his ethics pledge. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on Mr. Menashi’s activities and communications during his tenure at Education

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications Regarding Undocumented Students

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi regarding the enrollment of undocumented students in public schools. American Oversight seeks records with the potential to shed light on Mr. Menashi’s activities and communications during his tenure at Education.

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications with Stephen Miller and Other White House Officials

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi with White House Senior Advisor for Policy Stephen Miller, Director of the Office of the Senior Advisor for Policy, Robert Gabriel, Jr. Assistant to the Senior Advisor for Policy Jennifer Cytryn, and Former executive assistant McLaurine Klingler.

FOIA to Education Seeking Steven Menashi’s Communications with Outside Groups

September 10, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Education for emails from former General Counsel Steven Menashi with selected outside groups. American Oversight seeks records with the potential to shed light on Mr. Menashi’s activities and communications during his tenure at Education.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications Regarding Enrollment of Undocumented Immigrant Children in Public Schools

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications regarding potential efforts to limit the enrollment of undocumented immigrant children in public schools. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Stephen Miller

September 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking email communications between senior political appointees and Stephen Miller. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the Department of Education's role in federal immigration policy, including whether and to what extent the White House officials and outside entities are influencing Education on immigration-related issues.