Experimental Sites Applicants

Catherine Reilly Boland filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education of the United States of America.
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From: Catherine Reilly Boland

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

I am searching for copies of all submitted Letters of Interest to date from all institutions interested in applying to the EQUIP (Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships) Experimental Sites initiative launched by the Department of Education announced in the Federal Register on October 15: https://federalregister.gov/a/2015-26239

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.


Catherine Reilly Boland

From: Jones, Kim

This is the Department's acknowledgment of your request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
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  • Department of Education FOIA Acknowledgment Letter - 16-01302-F

From: ED FOIA Manager

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U.S. Department of Education
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From: U.S. Department of Education

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: U.S. Department of Education

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.