Department of Education

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About the agency

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Records available

Per the annual Department of Education FOIA Report for 2015, "some investigative records or portions of records are not released [in FOIA requests]. In addition, if records are part of an ongoing investigation or involved with litigation they may not be released or are only partially released. Personally identifiable information is also not released to anyone except the individual to whom it applies. Certain information contained in grants and contracts is withheld such as non-federal funding amounts and sources, business proposals, and technical information unique to the submitter that falls within protected business information."

Requester suggestions, tips and guidance

  • FOIA requests can be emailed, faxed, mailed, or submitted via an online portal. The addresses and the links to the portal are available here.

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