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Ministry of Education (Brazil)

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The Ministry of Education (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação), also known as MEC, an initialism derived from its former name Ministry of Education and Culture (Portuguese: Ministério da Educação e Cultura), is a cabinet-level federal ministry of Brazil.

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Ministry of Education
Ministry overview
Formed14 November 1930
JurisdictionFederal government of Brazil
HeadquartersBrasília, Distrito Federal
Annual budgetR$ 101,3 billion (2015)[1]
Minister responsible
  • Victor Godoy

It is tasked with coordinating national education policy and daily affairs, from early childhood to the post-graduate level.[2]