State laws regarding the Seal of Biliteracy
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed HB NO 7159 on 6/6/17. The Constitution State became the 27th state with Seal of Biliteracy.
Connecticut Seal of Biliteracy bill (House 7159) just passed in General Assembly and waiting for governor signature. The Constitution... Continue reading
In early May 2017, over 90 high school students in Arkansas will be awarded an "Arkansas Biliteracy Award" certificate by the Arkansas... Continue reading
SB 17-123 has been signed by governor John W. Hickenlooper.
SB 123 was heard in the House Education Committee and passed 11-2. It will now go to the full House of Representatives. The Seal of... 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.