Topic: Education

ED Communications of with Representatives of Select Student Loan Groups

December 4, 2019
Department of Education email regarding a complaint to the College Board. These records were in response to American Oversight's request for FSA Chief Operating Officer Wayne Johnson's communications with representatives of select groups with student loan policy interests.

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.

ED Records Regarding Dream Center Oversight

November 7, 2019
Records from the Department of Education related to the Trump administration's oversight of financially troubled colleges owned by the Dream Center. These records were sought in a lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of the National Student Legal Defense Network (Student Defense).

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.

ED Records Regarding Secretary DeVos’ Personal Emails About Agency Business

October 18, 2019
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for communications with any non-governmental email address, as well as emails she forwarded to her government account and personal emails concerning agency business.