State Laws Regarding the Seal of Biliteracy

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What is the Seal?
What is the Seal?
The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district, or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
Why Implement it?
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.
Who Awards the Seal?
Who Awards the Seal?
The Seal of Biliteracy was designed to be awarded by school district or state; however, an individual school site or school program may also decide to implement the award.

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VP SealThe 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.