The Seal of Biliteracy has been established in 40 states and the District of Columbia as of November 2020. Massachusetts was the 29th state to approve the award. These resources provide information on the SoBL in the national context.
A website with information about the Seal of Biliteracy in states across the U.S. and resources for implementation.
Global Seal of Biliteracy
The Global Seal of Biliteracy is an option for independent schools that cannot offer the state or LOC Seal of Biliteracy. https://www.globalsealofbiliteracy.net/
Policy and Research
- 2020 Guidelines for Implementing the Seal of Biliteracy. Endorsed by organizations include ACTFL, NABE (National Association for Bilingual Education), and TESOL International Association. (Previous version: 2015 Guidelines for Implementing the Seal of Biliteracy)
- The Seal of Biliteracy: Variations in Policy and Outcomes (2017)
- The Seal of Biliteracy: Considering Equity and Access for English Learners (2018)
- Recognizing Whose Bilingualism? A Critical Policy Analysis of the Seal of Biliteracy (2019)