Feedback on FBI's CVE Website

Waqas Mirza filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education of the United States of America.


From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All briefs, memos, records, directives, PowerPoint slides, guidelines, reviews, feedback, or other documents related to the FBI's Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) website.

All emails, letters, and other written communication between the Department of Education and between the Department of Education and the FBI regarding the latter's CVE website.

According to a letter dated March 10, 2016 from the Department of Justice's Office of Legislative Affairs, David Esquith, the Director of the Department of Safe and Healthy Students, and other US Department of Education staff members agreed to provide feedback on the FBI's CVE website in November 2015. See:

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.


Waqas Mirza

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. ยง 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or

  • Department of Education FOIA Acknowledgment Letter - 16-01443-F

From: Swafford, Christie

Dear Mirza Waqas;

This letter is to inform you that the Department is currently still processing your request, however due to the volume of information requested and the competing demands of staff's time working to respond to your request, we will be unable to respond within 20 working days of having received the request.

If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 401-8365 or via e-mail at<>.
Best Regards!

Christie D. Swafford

From: Swafford, Christie

Dear Waqas Mirza;
Enclosed is a final response letter for the above FOIA request.
Christie S.