This research aims to examine the partnership between the municipal government of Campinas - the São Paulo city - and private institutions without lucrative ends to manage the Children's Educational Centers (CEIs) 'Mother ships'. It is intended more specifically analyze the mechanisms adopted by such municipality to transfer the management of these CEIs for the private sector, as well as comparing the pattern of the 'Mother ships' Centers of the Municipal Childhood Education (Cemeis) and in mind that both cater to the same age group (4 months to 5 years and 11 months). The period defined for analysis comprises the year 2005 from 2012 which includes the formal presentation of the project construction the 'Mother ships' in response to Public Minister to clear the deficit of 14 thousand places in early childhood education, and four years of the its inauguration. The research will require primary data collection regarding the educational framework, the profile of municipal spending and standardization of deployment and management of CEIs. Furthermore, it is anticipated perform the mapping of the pattern of supply of CEIs 'Mother ships', managed by private enterprise, and Cemeis, administered by the city, through visits schools to be selected in advance of each type being a localized in five geographic regions bounded by the city (North, South, East, Southwest and Northwest) and subordinate to the Center for Educational Action Decentralized (NAED) public agency responsible for the implementation of educational policies in the Municipal School of Campinas. For the mapping of the standard offer if adopt the inputs provided in the opinion of the National Council of Education / Chamber of Basic Education No. 8, May 5, 2010 establishing the Student Cost Quality (CAQi), approved by the Board of Basic Education, but not yet approved.
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