Secretaria de Educação - RJ
To prepare the educational policy of the city of Rio de Janeiro, coordinate its implementation and evaluate the results, with the objective of ensuring excellence in Early Childhood Education and Public Primary Education, are the first objectives of the Secretária Municipal de Educação do Rio de Janeiro.
Its mission is more comprehensive: to transmit values and knowledge that contribute to forming autonomous individuals and their professional development, as the only way to guarantee equality of opportunity for all citizens.
Secretária Municipal de Educação do Rio de Janeiro is responsible for caring for children and young people in kindergarten (6 months to 5 years); Of primary education (grades 1 to 9) and youth and adult education. Such care should include ensuring that the children of the Public Education Network learn to read, write and calculate with age-appropriate proficiency.