CREW: Department of Education: Regarding For-Profit Education: 4/21/11 – Education Response Letter

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT
Regulatory Information Management Services April 21, 2011 Anne L. Weismann CREW 1400 Eye St., N.W. Suite 450 Washington DC 20005 RE: FOIA Request No. 10-01704-F Dear Ms. Weismann: The Department of Education has located additional records we believe may be responsive to the abovereferenced FOIA request. Accordingly, please find enclosed a CD containing 252 pages of additional documents not previously produced. However, cel1ain information has been withheld according to the FOIA exemptions specified below: • Records or p0l1ions of records relating to pre-decisional internal communications have been withheld pursuant to 5 U.S.c. § 552 (b)(5) ofthe FOIA and Depm1mental regulation 34 CFR §5.73(a). These provisions require us to withhold the government's deliberative process privilege, inter alia, protecting records of pre-decisional internal communications reflecting the views or recommendations of agency employees in connection with the government policy or legal matters that are both pre-decisional and deliberative in nature. Records or p0l1ions of records relating to personal information is exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. §552 (b)(6) of the FOIA and Depm1mental regulation 34 CFR § 5.71(a). Disclosure of this information would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

At this time, the Depm1ment is continuing to process your request and your FOIA request case file remains open. It will not close until the Department provides you with a response regarding outstanding responsive documents. Our final release letter will contain information related to your appeal rights of agency decisions and any charges that may apply. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA office at (202) 401-8365 or visit us at www.ED.gov. Sincerely,

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