State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy
The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy (Missouri Seal) became effective October 2017. This program recognizes high school graduates who have... Continue reading
Massachusetts Governor Baker has signed "LOOK" bill giving schools flexibility to offer alternatives to a sheltered English... Continue reading
Minnesota has worked with ACTFL to develop assessments for Hmong, Karen, Ojibwe, Somali and Tamil. We will work on Dakota, Cambodian, Lao... Continue reading
West Virginia is working towards the Seal of Biliteracy and hoping to have it in place for the 2018-19 school year.
On July 21, 2017, Governor John Carney signed House Joint Resolution 4 establishing Delaware's Certificate of Multiliteracy, Delaware's... Continue reading
What is the Seal?
Why Implement it?
Who Awards the Seal?
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, school district, 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.