Seal of Biliteracy

The Seal will go LIVE as a RIDE endorsed designation with RI legislative support this year, 2021! See the FAQ documents below for details. This is a highly recommended program for all graduating seniors in Rhode Island! 

The Seal of Biliteracy celebrates students who have multilingual competence – a critical skill in today’s global society and an asset that will prepare Rhode Island graduates for success in the local and global economy. The Seal of Biliteracy certifies that a student has demonstrated skills in the English language and one or more other world languages. Beginning with the class of 2021, students can earn a state-recognized Seal of Biliteracy by demonstrating competence in English Language Arts standards as defined by the Commissioner Seal or English Proficiency standards, and nationally-recognized world language standards.

Our vision is to help students recognize the value of their academic success and see the tangible benefits of being bilingual.  

How do I administer the Seal of Biliteracy test while teaching remotely? Check out this slideshow created by Coventry High School and feel free to adapt to your population and needs. Testing with AAPPL remotely

Click here for the January 2019 updated information on the RIDE Council Designated Seal of Biliteracy.

Click here for the RIFLA Test Administrator's FAQ's on the RI Seal of Biliteracy UPDATED March 2021

Click here for AAPPL testing advice and here for AAPPL test information

Click here for STAMP testing information

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