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ONE

DOI Investigation Reveals Continuing Failures by The Department of Correction (DOC) to Properly Screen Recruits for Red Flags

DOI Report Finds Serious Security Lapses at Two Correction Department Facilities Allowing Weapons and Drugs into the Facilities

Misuse of City-Owned Vehicles at the New York City Department of Correction

Significant Breakdowns by Corizon Health Inc., the City-Contracted Health Care Provider in the City's Jails, and Lack of Oversight

Recruiting and Hiring Process for New York City Correction Officers

Report on Security Failures at City Department of Correction Facilities


TWO

Illicit Activities at Hotels Used by the Department of Homeless Services to Shelter Homeless Families with Children

Corruption in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program at the Human Resources Administration

Investigation into ACS's Response to Child Abuse and Neglect Allegations Involving Jaden Jordan

ACS Policy and Practice Violations Identified in Three Child Welfare Cases

Additional Arrests Due to Inadequate Oversight

Employee Fraud and Program Vulnerabilities at the New York City Human Resources Administration

Probe of Department of Homeless Services' Shelters for Families with Children Finds Serious Deficiences


THREE

Procurement Fraud at the Department of Environmental Protection and other Corruption Schemes

Investigation Results in Arrests of 17 Certified Asbestos Investigators for Fraudulent Inspections

Investigation into Fraudulent Parking Placards

Interim Report on Monitorship of the City's Rapid Repairs and Build-it-Back Programs

Corruption Vulnerabilities at the Brooklyn Union Gas Company D/B/A National Grid NY

Investigation into 2015 Fatality from a Piece of Facade and the City Department of Buildings' Failure to Enforce Facade Inspections

Build it Back Program: A Status Report

Investigation into the Tenant Interim Lease Program

Falsification of Site Safety Records in New York City Construction


FOUR

Examination of the Removal of the Deed Restriction at 45 Rivington Street in Manhattan

Fuel Oil Delivery and the Schemes that Stole Millions of Dollars in Taxpayer Funds

 


FIVE

Theft of Funds by the Former Procurement Director Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Fraud and Vulnerabilities at the New York City Department for the Aging

Report on Emergency Communication Transformation Program

Review of Delays and Cost Overruns with the Emergency Communications Transformation Program (ECTP)

CityTime Fraud Recommendations to Improve New York City's Management of Large Information Technology Contracts


SIX

Sandy Relief Contract Overbilling

Investigation into Significant Delay in Dispatching an Ambulance to a Queens Fatal Fire in 2014

Build it Back Program: A Status Report


SEVEN

NYCHA Public Safety Failures Connected to Gang and Narcotics Activity at Sheepshead/Nostrand Houses

DOI Investigation Reveals NYCHA Failed to Conduct Mandatory Lead Safety Inspections for Four Years

DOI Follow-up Investigation Finds Insufficient Inventory Controls Over Large Appliances at NYCHA Facilities

NYCHA is Still Failing to Remove Dangerous Criminals from Public Housing

Smoke Alarm and Other Safety Deficiencies in NYCHA Public Housing

Elevator-Related Accidents and Fatality at NYCHA Public Housing

NYPD and NYCHA's Roles in Controlling Crime by Removing Offenders from Public Housing

Safety Issues Relating to Garbage Hoists Utilized at Certain NYCHA Facilities

Investigation into New York City Housing Authority's Funding and Installation of Security Cameras


TEN (IG-NYPD)

Ongoing Examination of Litigation Data Involving NYPD

DOI Issues Fourth Annual Report on Investigations by its Inspector General for the New York City Police Department

An Investigation of NYPD's Special Victims Division-Adult Sex Crimes

DOI Investigation Finds Non-Compliance by NYPD With New Use-of-Force Reporting Requirements

Review of NYPD's Implementation of Patrol Guide Procedures Concerning Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People

An Assessment of NYPD's Handling of the U Visa Certification Requests

Third Annual Report: Inspector General of NYPD

NYPD's Handling of Complaints: An Investigation of the "Outside Guidelines" Process

A Review of NYPD's Approach to Handling Interactions with People in Mental Crisis

NYPD's Compliance with Rules Governing Investigations of Political Activity

Quality of Life Summonses, Misdemeanor Arrests, and Felony Crime in New York City, 2010-2015

Second Annual Report: Inspector General for the NYPD

Police Use of Force in New York City: Findings and Recommendation NYPD's Policies and Practices

Body-Worn Cameras in NYC: Assessment of NYPD's Pilot Program and Recommendations to Promote Accountability

Using Data from Lawsuits and Legal Claims Involving NYPD to Improve Policing

Inaugural Annual Report - The Inspector General for the NYPD

Observations on Accountability and Transparency in Ten NYPD Chokehold Cases


MONITORSHIPS

Sandy Relief Contract Overbilling

Build it Back Program: Status Report


ELEVEN (IG-DOE)

A Report Detailing the Findings of an Investigation into the Enrollment of Deputy Mayor Richard R. Buery's Two sons into DOE Elementary and Middle Schools in Brooklyn in 2014

November 9, 2016
A report detailing the findings of the death of a seven year-old student Noelia-Lisa Echavarria

 

August 17, 2015
A report detailing an investigation which found Wei Liu, an OSI Confidential Investigator, made inaccurate statements and drew inaccurate conclusions in an OSI substantiated investigation.

 

July 6, 2015
A report detailing the findings of an investigation into the circumstances of the accidental death of Dyasha Phelps Smith, who attended P368@P293 in Brooklyn.

 

May 15, 2015
A report detailing the complaints about Department of Education schoolchildren who were left unsupervised in a variety of circumstances.

 

February 18, 2015
A report detailing the findings of an investigation into a student missing from a Special Education School in Brooklyn.

 

November 25, 2014
A report detailing the findings of an investigation concerning a meeting held at P.S. 66 in Brooklyn sponsored by Communication Workers of America in which Mayor de Blasio spoke on the evening of July 14, 2014.

 

November 20, 2014
A report detailing the findings of an investigation into the hiring of Sean Shaynak, a teacher assigned to Brooklyn Technical HS, who is accused of comitting various crimes against student victims.

 

August 12, 2014
An investigation found 21-year old Steven Walters, an aide in an after school program in PS 300, sexually abused two eight-year-old female students at the school.

 

July 31, 2014
A former Principal, Robert Hannibal, assigned to JHS 145 in the Bronx was arrested for the misappropriation of more than $20,000 from a school bank account

 

July 21, 2014
A report detailing an investigation into allegations of cheating prior to the death of Omotayo Adeoye at the HS for Mathematics, Science and Engineering at City College

 

July 16, 2014
A report detailing an investigation into an incident at IS 117 in the Bronx regarding allegations that staff members at the school failed to respond to reports that student Noel Estevez was "bullied" by Timothy Crump and others at the school

 

June 26, 2014
A report detailing an investigation into an incident at Beacon High School in Manhattan, where two students were injured during a Science experiment

 

March 27, 2014
A report detailing an investigation related to the disappearance of Avonte Oqundo, an Autistic 14-year-old male student at P277 - also known as the Riverview School - in Queens

 

March 11, 2014
An investigation found Cheon Park and his Company, Bilingual SEIT & Preschool, Inc. defrauded the Federal government, NY State, and NYC through contracts with the NYC DOE

 

March 6, 2014
An investigation found Assistant Principal Patricia Sabater and Guidance Counselor Rebeca Shaffren, assigned to PS 219 in Brooklyn, mishandled a sexual abuse complaint made by an 11-year-old female student involving male students

 

February 18, 2014
An investigation found time and attendance abuse at PS 106 in Queens involving the Principal Marcella Sills and former Assistant Principal Tonya West

 

February 4, 2014
An investigation found that Lawrence Scott, an investigator assigned to the DOE Office of Special Investigations, engaged in a personal sexual text message relationship with Natalya Sokolson, a teacher assigned to PS 329, while investigating allegations against Sokolson

 

January 21, 2014
An investigation found that Teacher James Burke, formerly assigned to PS 69 on Staten Island, anonymously reported false allegations against witnesses and other DOE employees

 

October 24, 2013
An investigation found that Principal Angelyn Donald, assigned to PS 386 in the Bronx, failed to report observations made by a classmate of a female student being victimized by their male teacher

 

September 24, 2013
An investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death of Jean Fritz Pierre who drowned during a class trip to Bear Mountain State Park on June 24, 2013

 

September 04, 2013
An investigation found that in the summer of 2009, William Abreu a DOE assistant principal forcibly raped a 17-year-old female recent Progress High graduate in his school office and Juan Martinez an after school program employee, forced a 16-year-old female student to perform oral sex on him in his office at Program High.

 

July 30, 2013
An investigation found that Malik Taylor, a community associate and dean assigned to the Business of Sports School in Manhattan, had sexual relationships with four female students from the school.

 

April 25, 2013
Findings of allegations of misconduct made against personnel at IS 49 on Staten Island, the Berta Dreyfus School.

 

December 20, 2012
An investigation found Vaughn McKinney, a teacher assigned to IS 59 in Queens, had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female student.

 

December 19, 2012
An investigation found Thomasina Chappell, a DOE clerical associate, accepted bribes from a vendor.

 

December 11, 2012
An investigation found that several IBM consultants, who were contracted by the DOE to work on the Internet Protocol Digital Video Surveillance project ("IPDVS"), misused DOE time and property while on assignment.

 

September 18, 2012
An investigation found that Universal Pre-K vendor Nareesa Mohammed, owner of Nareesa's Day Care Sites, and Saied Mohammed, owner of Beanstalk sites, defrauded the DOE out of more than $35,000.

 

September 5, 2012
An investigation found that 36-year-old Absent Teacher Reserve (known as ATR) Teacher Daniel Meahger committed misconduct at several schools and at an office in Brooklyn.

 

August 17, 2012
An investigation found that Nelson Ruiz defrauded the DOE out of more than $1,000,000 over a two year period for services never provided.

 

June 20, 2012
An investigation found that assistant principal William Abreu, assigned to Progress High School in Brooklyn, made inappropriate sexual remarks to three female students at the school.

 

May 31, 2012
An investigation found that Teacher Erin Sayar, assigned to James Madison High School in Brooklyn, had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

 

May 30, 2012
An investigation found that Teacher Michael Aquino, assigned to George Westinghouse High School in Brooklyn, made inappropriate comments to students and touched a female student in a manner which made her feel uncomfortable.

 

March 27, 2012
An investigation found that Executive Director Angel Namnum, assigned to the Division of Finance at the DOE, devised a scheme for his wife, Rosa Castillo, to be hired

 

March 12, 2012
An investigation found that former NYC school system teacher Hyman Rosenberg's widow continued to receive pension payments after he passed away

 

February 28, 2012
An investigation found that DOE vendor Summit Restaurant Repairs, Inc submitted fraudulent documents in order to avoid financial penalties

 

February 15, 2012
An investigation found that Melissa Dean, a teacher assigned to PS 143 in Queens, used the students in her class to send handmade holiday cards to her friend, John Coccarelli, a convicted felon

 

January 11, 2012
An investigation found that the Principal, Liza Cruz Diaz, assigned to PS 31 in the Bronx, directed payroll secretary to punch time card hours after she left in which she received thousands of dollars in per session pay for work she did not perform

 

January 10, 2012
An investigation found that teacher, Mona Lisa Tello, assigned to the High School of Graphic Arts in Manhattan submitted a false document to excuse the teacher's absences from work

 

December 15, 2011
An investigation found that 44-year old Charles Oross, a teacher assigned to IS 238 in Queens, had a sexual relationship with a 13-year old female student when she attended the school.

 

November 30, 2011
An investigation into financial allegations in PS 184 did not result in theft but revealed many practices that violated either Chancellor's regulation or standard operating procedures.

 

October 18, 2011
An investigation revealed DOE Office of Public Affairs Executive Director Lenny Speiller caused DOE parent coordinators to promote a partisan political position

 

October 13, 2011
An investigation revealed that Rosa Gomez misappropriated more than $241,000 in TRS and UFT Welfare Fund Payments

 

September 28, 2011
An investigation uncovered that Future Technology Associates, LLC (“FTA”) and its owners, Tamer Sevintuna and Johnathan Krohe, submitted false filings with government agencies in order to obtain and retain contracts with the DOE valued at $74 million, and committed fraud by concealing their ownership of and subcontracting arrangements with a number of companies, including a shell company they established in Turkey, and that Judith Hederman, a high-ranking DOE official, supplied confidential information to Krohe and falsely denied in sworn testimony that she had a close personal relationship with Krohe

 

Executive Summary

 

May 24, 2011
An investigation found that former DOE Chief Financial Officer George Raab had an inappropriate financial relationship with three consultants while they were under contract to provide services to the DOE

 

April 28, 2011
A former consultant defrauded DOE out of 3.6 million dollars

 

April 5, 2011
An investigation uncovered a scheme which defrauded the New York City DOE out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in custodial payroll funds.

 

October 21, 2010
An investigation substantiated a former DOE teacher, Wayne Bartley, engaged in sexual relationships with students ages 13 and 14

 

August 25, 2010
An investigation substantiated many financial irregularities including theft from PS/MS 149 in Manhattan

 

August 24, 2010
An investigation found Debbie Rizzo, a school secretary assigned to Middle College High School at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, misappropriated thousands of dollars in public funds 

 

August 11, 2010
An investigation found Milcedes Pepin, an assistant principal assigned to A.Philip Randolh HS used "FlexiSPY" software to access email accounts of other principals

 

July 21 , 2010
An investigation found Maria Penaherrera, a principal formerly assigned to  PS 114 in Brooklyn, committed various financial infractions

 

July 20 , 2010
An investigation into a school teacher's unauthorized trip outside of the US with students during spring vacation of 2007

 

July 14 , 2010
An investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of Nicole Suriel, a 12-year-old female student at the Columbia Secondary School , who drowned during a class trip to Long Beach

 

June 22 , 2010
An investigation found Jill Schifter and Anthony Maulella defrauded the DOE out of tuition cost

 

June 16 , 2010
An investigation found Kostas Andrikopoulos, owner of Hara Electric, defrauded the DOE of more than a million dollars

 

June 3 , 2010
An investigation found Albert Attoh and others stole $644,313.69 from a DOE small payment process account at JP Morgan Chase

 

May 19, 2010
An investigation found that Opportunity Charter School failed to adequately supervise staff and follow school policy

 

March 3, 2010
An investigation found that Custodian Edwin Hendricks stole more than $29,000 in DOE funds

 

January 19, 2010
An investigation found that Cornelius Schulman, a computer technician, stole DOE equipment approximately worth $49,000

 

January 6, 2010
An investigation found that Quintin Cedeno, a DOE principal assigned to the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture in Queens, solicited oral sex from at least 4 male students from the school.

 

December 1, 2009
An investigation found that Donnett Davis, a parent coordinator assigned to ACORN High School for Social Justice, used DOE telephone billing records to defraud Verizon of more than $500,000 in merchandise and other valuables.

 

August 19, 2009
An investigation found that DOE teacher assigned to Hostos-Lincoln Academy of Science in the Bronx inappropriately touched a number of female students ranging from 11-years-old to 17-years-old.

 

July 7, 2009
An investigation found that DOE Steamfitter Philip Szot ordered copper pipe and associated materials for repairs at nine schools, but diverted these materials to his own use. 

 

June 24, 2009
DOE Custodian Kim Tatum, assigned to PS84 in Brooklyn, created time records and other documents which falsly indicated that Dwight Beharrie was working as a cleaner at PS84

 

June 11, 2009
DOE Teacher assigned to Stuyvesant HS in Manhattan was arrested as a result of an investigation which found he touched at least four students in an inappropriate manner over the course of two years

 

May 4, 2009
An investigation found that the Executive Director of the Brooklyn Music and Art Program was involved in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year old female DOE student

 

April 23, 2009
An investigation found that an assistant track coach took female students on an unauthorized trip to Dartmouth College to participate in the Dartmouth Relays

 

March 19, 2009
IBM subcontractor falsified payroll records relating to work in NYC schools

 

March 17, 2009
DOE custodian steals nearly $100,000 in DOE funds in "No Show" job scheme

 

March 11, 2009
Former senior procurement analyst misappropriated more than $60,000 in DOE funds between September of 2004 and January 2007

 

December 3, 2008
An investigation found that tampering occurred on the June 2008 Integrated Algebra Regents Examination at the High School for (" Contemporary Arts") in the Bronx

 

November 17, 2008
An investigation found School Aide stole more than $27,500 in DOE funds by submitting false and unauthorized reimbursement claims

 

October 21, 2008
An investigation found an Independent Service Provider continued to defraud DOE after being banned from doing business with the DOE

 

August 25, 2008
An investigation found that Professional Development Associates, Inc ("PDA") submitted four forged references to the DOE and thereby obtained a contract through which PDA billed the DOE more than 1.7 million dollars

 

June 25, 2008
A School Aide assigned to JHS 126 in Brooklyn engaged in a pattern of inappropriate behavior toward at least nine female students and one male

 

June 5, 2008
DOE Custodial Employees steal more than $60,000 in DOE funds over a period of 5 year period

May 7, 2008
A former School volunteer, Colin Leahy, assigned to PS 236 in Brooklyn was arrested and charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.  Leahy had inappropriate interaction with male students.

 

March 27, 2008
A math teacher, Derek Platov, assigned to IS 145 in Queens was arrested for submitting falsified Jury Duty Certificate of Service to obtain additional time off from work

 

February 27, 2008
A teacher assigned to Port Richmond High School on Staten Island, Dianne Kinsella, misappropriated more than $2,000 in funds from the school's robotics program

 

February 12, 2008
An investigation found a DOE vendor, DynTek Inc., engaged a subcontractor to service the DOE's Instructional and Information Technology (DIIT) over a four year period in violation of its contract 

 

February 5, 2008
An investigation found that School Secretaries Karen Boucher and Renee Scriven, jointly and individually, siphoned more than $200,00 from Garret A. Morgan Elementary School (PS 132) in the Bronx between September 2002 and December 2005

 

January 3, 2008
A  non-tenured teacher made sexual and harassing comments to several 14-year old female students in the classes he was assigned to teach and as a result was arrested on the charge of endangering the welfare of a child

 

December 11, 2007
Lawrence Siegel, a 56-year-old retired assistant principal formerly assigned to IS 72 on Staten Island, received massages from a 12-year-old female student in his office at the school

 

November 19, 2007
A DOE temporary worker, Tyrone Avila, employed by TempForce submitted fraudulent timesheets enabling him to receive in excess of $50,000 pay for hours in which he did not work

 

October 30, 2007
An investigation found,  a 58-year-old Social Studies teacher at the Wagner, Jr. Secondary School for Arts and Technology, engaged in sexual intercourse and other sexual activities with a female student and a former male student from the school

 

October 9, 2007
An investigation found Theodore Smith, a DOE teacher, threatened the life of Jack Tillem, an arbitrator who was presiding at a disciplinary hearing of 27 charges of misconduct concerning Smith's assignment as  a physical education teacher

 

August 13, 2007
An investigation found Shango Blake, Principal of IS 109 in Queens, misappropriated $30,000 of school funds and had no reasonable explanation for not paying bills for which the money had been collected

 

August 7, 2007
An investigation found that  Maritza Tamayo, Principal of the Unity Center for Urban Technologies had a personal friend perform a Santeria ceremony at the school during a break when no students were in attendance

 

August 2, 2007
The principal of PS 91 in Brooklyn failed to report allegations of sexual abuse which came to light following the arrest of a custodial worker who later was cleared of all charges

 

August 1, 2007
An investigation into NYC DOE's construction of a library/resource room at the Division of School Facilities central building located in Long Island City, Queens 

 

July 24, 2007
A 49-year-old substitute teacher, Michael Williams, at Long Island City High School in Queens was arrested on charges of endangering the welfare of a child 

 

July 10, 2007
A Special Education Teacher Support Services provider doing business with the DOE submitted claims to the DOE totaling approximately $14,000 using the name of a retired male teacher who was never employed by the center 

 

June 26, 2007
SCI released a detailed 67 page report of an investigation into the findings of a prior investigation conducted by the NYC DOE Office of the Special Investigations ("OSI") 

 

April 11, 2007
A 46 year-old physical education teacher submitted false and altered documents to excuse nine days of absences from work-one of which was used to attend the sentencing of her mother, Lynne F. Stewart, at the United States District Court in Manhattan

 

February 28, 2007
A 55-year old school secretary assigned to Queens High School for the Sciences at York College stole more than$25,000 in DOE funds

 

February 14, 2007
A 40-year old Speech teacher assigned to PS138 in the Bronx, provided false address information to enroll two of her children at PS71 in the Bronx even though the the family resides in Westchester County

 

February 13, 2007
A 52-year-old teacher unlawfully recorded conversations between other DOE employees without their consent and wrote anonymous letters to parents urging them to lodge complaints against them

 

February 7, 2007
A Home Instruction Teacher received payment for claimed instruction to a student who was deceased

 

January 25, 2007
A 63-year-old attorney and a hearing officer at Region 1 in the Bronx, sexually harassed three female DOE employees

 

January 11, 2007
An investigation into allegations of financial irregularities concerning Korean language at Bronx HS Science

 

January 5, 2007
School aide assigned to Queens High School for Science at York College behaved inappropriately toward female students

 

December 21, 2006
Personnel at the High School for Youth and Community Development compromised the integrity of the june 2005 Living Environment Regents

 

December 12, 2006
Occupational therapist Jay Sarkar and Poonam Batra,independent contractors, submitted documents which falsely described  services provided to students

 

November 28, 2006
A 41-year old teacher at PS345 in Brooklyn engaged in a pattern of inappropriate behavior toward six female students raging in age from six to twelve

 

November 16, 2006
A self-employed Psychologist, who provided services for the DOE, falsified assessment reports for 26 special education students and received more than $10,000 in public school funds to which he was not entitled

 

November 6, 2006
A teacher at Philip Randolph High School, had inappropriate relationship with a female student who was then  18 years old

 

October 25, 2006
An investigation found SES providers failed to adhere to its contract with the Department of Education

 

October 4, 2006
An investigation found a Social Studies teacher assigned to JHS 259 in Brooklyn, had an inappropriate relationship with and otherwise behaved inappropriately toward two students

 

September 26, 2006
Two DOE teachers submitted fraudulent medical documentation on various occasions to cover their sick days

 

September 21, 2006
A former DOE psychologist knowingly and wrongfully accepted and used DOE salary to which he was not entitled

 

September 20, 2006
Misconduct at the DOE Scan Center

 

August 29, 2006
DOE psychologist arrested for falsifying student evaluation documents

 

August 14, 2006
DOE Employee Arrested for Stealing over $100,000 in Special Education Funds

 

July 25, 2006
An investigation determined that Eastco and All Building engaged in collusive bidding for three building repair contract, each worth $3.3 million dollars

 

June 14, 2006
Low-income students who were eligible to take Advance Placement Examinations free of charge were required by their schools to pay as much as $52 per exam

 

June 6, 2006
A Teacher attempted to take a leave of absence without pay to cover the period of time that he would be incarcerated in New Jersey

 

June 5, 2006
DOE Employee stole more than $10,000 in DOE funds through a scheme by which she received reimbursement for items she never purchased or items she returned

 

May 11, 2006
An investigation found that Sidney Massey, a former school principal, put school children a t risk by allowing a volunteer unrestricted access to the school

 

May 1, 2006
An investigation found a former Parent coordinator continued to receive salary payments even after she had resigned

 

April 24, 2006
An investigation found school personnel at PS122 in Queens compromised the integrity of the process used to determine which students were eligible for free lunch

 

March 7, 2006
An investigation found that certain SES providers engaged in questionable business practices in dealing with the DOE

 

February 14, 2006
A former Department of Education Principal and his wife, a DOE Teacher, avoid paying NYC tuition

 

December 12, 2005
A Teacher claimed to be on military leave and deployed to New Orleans to provide Hurricane Katrina relief when, in fact, he had traveled to Brazil for personal reasons

 

October 24, 2005
A payroll secretary abuses her position to defraud the DOE

 

September 29, 2005
A principal gives incorrect advice to parents about filling out lunch applications

 

August 16, 2005
A teacher worked as the New York Scandia Symphony conductor while out sick from her employment with the Department of Education

 

August 2, 2005
A Department of Education Employee Arrested for Sex Abuse

 

June 30, 2005
A teacher assigned to Benjamin Cardozo High School in Queens, claimed to be sick when, in fact, he was in Japan on a professional wrestling tour

 

May 3, 2005
SCI Report of an inappropriate relationship between a DOE teacher, Barry Schenker, and a 19 year old female student 

 

April 20, 2005
Arrested a former school aide and custodial cleaner, Carlos Osario for 13,179.51 in long distance charges on a DOE account

 

March 22, 2005
SCI Report of Arrested Teacher in Test Taking Scam

 

February 1, 2005
SCI Report of DOE Vendor and it's owner failed to pay prevailing wages and benefits which included ghost employees

 

January 7, 2005
SCI Report of substantiated sexual encounters between DOE Teacher and female student

 

January 7, 2005
SCI Report of substantiated sexual encounters between DOE School Aide and female student

 

December 20, 2004
SCI Report of Two DOE Aides who had sexual encounters with Students at Lehman HS in the Bronx

 

December 15, 2004
SCI Report Two DOE Employees commit perjury during a suspension hearing involving a 13 yr old male student

 

December 2, 2004
The Second Release regarding DOE Records found in the trash

 

October 14, 2004
Report on the Transportation of Disabled Public School Students by Ambulence

 

September 29, 2004
Former Street Academy HS Principal Mishandles Assault & Possible Sexual Abuse Compliant

 

September 21, 2004
Former NYC DOE Local Instructional Superintendent Arrested for Filing Forged Documents Relating to Her Credentials

 

August 26, 2004
Teacher Arrested for Stealing Retirement Funds from the DOE

 

June 29, 2004
Investigation Uncovers Time Abuse By NYC DOE Assistant Principals

 

April 30, 2004
SCI Investigation Uncovers Test Tampering by School District 24

 

March 5, 2004
Deputy Chancellor Diana Lam is Caught Helping Husband Land $100,000 Position with Education Department

 

February 4, 2004
SCI Investigation Report On Problems with Food Procurement within the NYC Department of Education

 

December 23, 2003
Investigation Uncovers The Failure of The Boys Choir of Harlem Executives to Report Allegations of Sexual Abuse Involving a Student By an Employee

 

June 30, 2002
Report of the Special Commissioner of Investigation for the New York City School District from September 1, 1999 to June 30, 2002 

 

June 28, 2002
Salesman Indicted for Bribery and Submitting False Bids in Connection with a BOE Purchase - President of Office Equipment Company Pleads Guilty to Felony Antitrust Violation and Company Agrees to pay $400,000 in Civil Penalties

 

August 8, 2001
Home Instruction Teacher Cheats Children Out of an Education and the Board of Education Out of Money

 

July 20, 2001
Assistant Principal Found to Have History of Inappropriate Behavior with Students

 

June 28, 2001
Victims on Trial: The Treatment of Sex-Abuse Victims and Victims of Other Serious Crimes in Board of Education Student Suspension Hearings

 

June 27, 2001
Bad Advice from Chancellor's District Contributes to a Failure to Report Sex Abuse to the Police

 

June 21, 2001
Doctor who lost License due to Sexual Misconduct

 

June 8, 2001
Failing Students Promoted

 

April 5, 2001
Custodian Uses NYC Board of Education Funds to Finance Personal Expenses

 

January 31, 2001
High School Dean Sexually Abused a 15-year-old Male Student

 

November 20, 2000
Dangerous Consequences: Officials at Brooklyn Technical High School Fail to Report Armed Robberies to the Police

 

November 15, 2000
After 14 Arrests Teacher Still Employed by the N.Y.C. B.O.E.

 

November 1, 2000
Hijacked On The Technology Superhighway: The Fleecing of District 29

 

September 21, 2000
Failure to Report Serious Allegations at IS 278/M180 Schools

 

August 11, 2000
Investigation Finds Additional Cheating by Educators at CESS 88 in the Bronx

 

May 2, 2000
Cheating Continues in City Schools

 

March 16, 2000
Enrollment and Attendance Manipulation at Brandeis HS

 

December 7, 1999
Wide Spread Educator Misconduct Reported on Standardized Test

 

August 1999
Blind Faith: An Investigation into the Hiring Practices for Non-B.O.E. Personnel

 

June 30, 1999
Riker's Island School Inflates Enrollment

 

April 31, 1999
Salwa Ali

 

April 28, 1999
B.O.E. Intern Gets Paid for Seven Years without Working

 

April 15, 1999
An Investigation into Community School District 14

 

March 2, 1999
School Administrators Mishandle Recovery of Loaded Hand Gun from 8-year old Student

 

February 11, 1999
CSA Contracting Corporation

 

January 21, 1999
Unfit Teachers Repeatedly Hired as Substitutes

 

December 17, 1998
B.O.E. Loses Track of 9 Year Old Later Found Murdered

 

June 24, 1998
How To Succeed Without Really Trying

 

May 1998
Selling Safety Short: The Sale of Fraudulent CPR and First Aid Certificates to HS Coaches

 

May 1998
Fraud and Incompetence: Why it took Two Years to Replace Four Windows at P.S. 55

 

April 27, 1998
Midwood High School Mishandles Investigation into Death of a School Aid Handling

 

March 31, 1998
The Death of Marlon Albert

 

April 24, 1997
An Investigation into the Latin Kings: No tolerance for Gangs in Public Schools

 

March 2, 1998
Investigation into the Admission Process for Michael J. Petrides School

 

September 9, 1997
School Mishandled Security Breach and Gang Rape

 

July 1997
Who's Protecting the Children? An Investigation into the Failure of P.S. 188 Personnel to Safeguard an Abused Student

 

April 3, 1997
Report Reveals Vote Fraud in Community School Board Election

 

February 2, 1997
An Investigation into Carla Lockwood's Neglect and District 6 Failure to act

 

December 16, 1996
Conflicts of Interest and Fraud in Community School District 12

 

September 9, 1996
Background Investigation into Board of Education Leased Property

 

June 1996
An Investigation into Misconduct in Community School District 7

 

March 14, 1996
Taking their Time: An Investigation into B.O.E. Custodial Employee Time Abuse

 

May 1996
The Consequences of Failing to Report an Improper Relationship between Teacher and Student

 

April 1996
Preliminary Report: Corruption in Community School District 9

 

November 20, 1995
An Investigation into Recruiting, Screening and Hiring Practices at the Board of Education's Division of School Safety

 

September 19, 1995
An Investigation into the Death of Eight-Year-Old Quentin Magee

 

November 11, 1994
An Investigation into the Drowning of Daniel Maracallo During the I.S. 166 Eighth Grade Trip To Dorney Park and Wild Water Kingdom

 

October 31, 1994
The Final Report of the Joint Commission of the Chancellor and the Special Commissioner for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

 

October 4, 1994
Corruption in the Purchasing of School and Office Supplies

 

September 1994
Allegations Against Executive Director of the Division of School Safety Zachary Tumin

 

December 1993
From Chaos to Corruption: An Investigation into the 1993 Community School Board Election

 

November 1993
An Investigation into the Improprieties in the C-30 Selection Process of Sharon Gordon as Principal of PS 397K

 

September 21 1993
An Investigation into Misconduct Relating to Pedophilia by Peter Melzer, a Teacher at Bronx HS of Science

 

April 29, 1993
Power, Politics and Patronage Community School District 12

 

April 1993
An Investigation into Allegations of Misconduct of within the Division of School Safety

 

December 21, 1992
A School Director is Arrested for Sexually  Abusing Teenage Student

 

November 12, 1992
A System Like No Other: Fraud and Misconduct by the New York City School Custodians

 

September 1992
Treating the Victim as the Accused: Interim Acting Principal Jewel Moolenaar's Serious Mishandling of the Complaint of a Sexually Abused Child at Community School 129X

 

July 1992
Private Interest Over Public Trust: An Investigation into Certain Improprieties by Leadership at the Division of School Safety

 

February 1992
An Investigation into the Alleged Misconduct Compromising the Integrity of the Selection of a Superintendent for Community School District 27

 

October 1991
An Investigation into the Sex Crime Conviction of Personnel Administrator Jerry Olshaker and the Concealment of the Conviction by the Division of Personnel

 

September 24, 1991
An Investigation into Allegations Regarding Andre Cadet, A Physical Education Teacher at Julia Richman HS in Manhattan

 

June 20, 1991
An Investigation into Allegations Regarding William Ubinas, Superintendent of the Community School District