State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy
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
On March 21, 2017, the Delaware House of Representatives has reintroduced a Certificate of Multiliteracy, Delaware's version of the Seal... Continue reading
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed HB NO 7159 on 6/6/17. The Constitution State became the 27th state with Seal of Biliteracy.
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.