Delaware leads the nation in college enrollment gains!

Back to Basics motto is Aim High!Delaware’s work to increase its college enrollment rates was recently highlighted in a U.S. Department of Education report which looked at the progress made by states under the federal Race to the Top grant. Delaware was cited as having made the greatest gains (10.7 percent) in college enrollment. Tennessee was second at 3.3 percent.

Race to the Top also provided Delaware students with more opportunities for Advanced Placement and pre-AP courses. The report highlights how Delaware has supported educators through more direct AP training and given districts/charters increased access to virtual courses. This has resulted in student enrollment in AP …