Elementary educaction supply in São Paulo: a new model

This paper is aimed at fostering a reflection about the contents of two educational measures and their implications for basic education supply in the state of São Paulo. They are the reorganization of schools within the state educational system and the policy of municipalization of elementary education through the adoption of partnerships, two of the main measures that supported the educational reform implemented by governor Mário Covas between 1995 and 1998.

Decentralization; Municipalization; Educational reform; Educational administration

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