State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy
Seal of Biliteracy Bill AB166 was approved by the Governor!
The Rhode Island Board of Education approved standards for Dual Language Programs which include standards for a Seal of Biliteracy that... Continue reading
New York State Department of Bilingual and World Languages implemented a pilot in nine schools throughout the state to determine process... Continue reading
Nine schools in New York State were asked to pilot the implementation/criteria/process to be used by all state schools in awarding the... Continue reading
Board members approved a policy that establishes a Seal of Biliteracy for the state’s public school students.
What is the Seal?
Why Implement it?
Who Awards the Seal?
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, school district, county office of education or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. Our vision is to help students recognize the value of their academic success and see the tangible benefits of being bilingual.