Office of Special Investigations

The Office of Special Investigations investigates allegations of improper and unlawful behavior, including corporal punishment and verbal abuse against students, to help ensure a safe and secure learning environment for New York City’s students, staff members, and parents. All other allegations of misconduct should be reported to the Special Commissioner of Investigation at (212) 510-1500.

Reporting Corporal Punishment

Before submitting a complaint, please read Chancellor's Regulations A-420 and A-421, which describe the reporting requirements concerning the use of force upon a student for punishment purposes.

You can find links to Chancellor's Regulations A-420, A-421, and the Corporal Punishment Reporting Form on the right column of this Web page.

Additional Resources

Questions regarding Title IX compliance should be referred to Jennifer Becker, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Tel: (718) 935-4287, Email: View the Department of Education’s Anti-Discrimination Policy here.