State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy

What is the Seal?

The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district, or county office of education in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.

About the Seal

Why Implement it?

The Seal of Biliteracy encourages students to pursue biliteracy, honors the skills our students attain, and can be evidence of skills that are attractive to future employers and college admissions offices.

Steps to Implement

Who Awards the Seal?

The Seal of Biliteracy was designed to be awarded by school districts; however, an individual school site or school program may also decide to implement the award.

Awarding the Seal

In Collaboration With:

Velazquez 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.