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Educational Policy Diffusion in Subnational Brazilian Governments

In this paper, Catarina Segatto explores how the decentralization of education policy by the 1988 Brazilian Constitution has affected educational policy diffusion. Specifically, Segatto examines the influence of federalism in policy diffusion at the state and local level in Brazil. Decentralization, according to Segatto, has led to a wide variety of cooperative programs and coordination arrangements, allowing for the identification of similarities and differences among their diffusion processes. Read more here.

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