|Submitted||Sept. 25, 2013|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
All self-evaluations filed by Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. under any provision of Title 34 C.F.R. Part 106 between January 1, 2010 and the date this request is processed.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.
[cid:image002.jpg@01CEBAAF.72BF35E0]UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
FOIA REQUEST ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
FOIA Tracking Number: 13-02347-F
Name of Requester: Zack Sampson
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Date of Request: September 25, 2013, 2013
Date Request Received: September 26, 2013
Your request (below) has been forwarded to the appropriate office within the Department to search for responsive documents. If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 401–8365 or by e-mail at EDFOIAManager@ed.gov<mailto:EDFOIAManager@ed.gov> (please include the case tracking number).
A no responsive documents response.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 25, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
Dear Mr. Sampson,
Due to the federal government shutdown from October 1 - 16, 2013, the Department of Education's personnel were not able to work during that period, and therefore that had an impact on processing FOIA requests. The FOIA Service Center (FSC) is awaiting responsive documents from the program office that your request was forwarded to. The Department has an overwhelming number of FOIA requests and are processed on a first-in-first-out basis. As soon as the FSC receives the responsive documents from the program office, they will be processed. If you haven't received communications from the FSC by November 30th, please feel free to contact us at 202.401.8365.