Rural education in the public school system of the state of Tocantins, Brazil (1999-2013)
Keywords:Rural Education, public policies, government programs, state of Tocantins, Brazil
This paper analyzes public policies for rural education developed by State Secretariat of Education and Culture (SEDUC-TO) in the state of Tocantins, Brazil. The research is bibliographical and documentary nature, and has as main data source documents such as projects, reports, and spreadsheets of the SEDUC-TO and others available on official agency sites, such as projects, edicts, regulations, resolutions, decrees, and laws. The results showed that the main programs of the Brazilian government to the Rural Education were developed in the public school system of the state of Tocantins from 1999 to 2013, although they are characterized as occasional actions.