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DOURADO, Luiz Fernandes and OLIVEIRA, João Ferreira de. Education quality: perspectives and challenges. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2009, vol.29, n.78, pp.201-215. ISSN 0101-3262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622009000200004.
This text discusses and analyses the concept of education quality considering its multiple meanings and dimensions. To do so, it presents the theoretical and conceptual horizon of the theme, develops the perspective of a socially referred quality school and presents the intra and extra-school fundamental dimensions required to build quality education for all in the historical, politic, economic and cultural context of Brazilian education.
Keywords : Education quality; Basic education; Intra and extra-school dimensions.