College Education In Delaware: In addition to several vocational and technical schools, Delaware has five public and five private institutions of higher education. Notable schools include the University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Wesley College.
Delaware Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Deleware (#71).
A Closer Look at Delaware Education: Unlike many states, leadership of Delaware’s educational system is centralized in a state Superintendent of Education, with local school boards retaining control over taxation and some curriculum decisions.
Did You Know? Delaware was the origin of Belton v. Gebhart, one of the four cases combined into Brown v. Board of Education, the seminal U.S. Supreme Court decision that culminated in the end of segregation in public schools. Significantly, Belton was the only case in which the state court found for the plaintiffs, thereby ruling that segregation was unconstitutional.