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Letters of Credit – Department of Education

On March 21, 2018, NSLDN submitted a FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Education for records relating to letters of credit held by the Department pertaining to institutions of higher education participating in Title IV. Specifically, the request seeks:

  1. A copy of every letter of credit currently held by the Department that has been posted by, or on behalf of, any institution participating in one or more Title IV, HEA programs.
  2. A copy of every communication from the Department wherein the Department requested or demanded an institution to post a letter of credit that is currently held by the Department.

A copy of the FOIA request is available here.

The Department has not yet provided documents in response to this request.

On July 16, 2018, NSLDN filed suit to enforce its rights under FOIA.

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