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The Child Assistance Program (CAP)

The Child Assistance Program (CAP) is a computerized data collection system that was developed and implemented as a result of the 1979 Jose P. federal court decision, mandating the New York City Department of Education to develop a data system to track the process students go through when referred for possible special education services.  The website is here.

The documents attached contain the following:

Sign-on instructions and a list of codes; Instructions and a list of codes for the CAP Student Data menu; Instructions for signing on and accessing the CAP Student Inquiry screens, with explanation of codes.

Enrollment & Recruitment
Special Populations