Racionality and managerialism in the São Paulo educational policy of 1995 to 2014: beyond conjunctures

Géssica Priscila Ramos About the author


This article presents a management model that supports the São Paulo’s educational policy from 1995 to 2014, rebuilding the logic that underlies and intertwines the main programs, projects and activities implemented during the period. Based on a literature review and document analysis, it was found that, during this period, the organizational streamlining, changing patterns of management and quality of teaching improvement axes remained as the basis education reform. Under this setting, the analyzed material shows that this process is sustained by an education managerialist and rationing model and therefore the quality of teaching itself.

São Paulo educational policy; Educational management; Quality of teaching

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