Biliteracy Development for 21st Century Learners
The number of bilingual students in U.S. public schools grew 64% from 1995 to 2010. •More schools are offering dual language, ESL, and world language classes. •Texas has adopted the Seal of Biliteracy for high school diplomas. The Certificate of Biliteracy is a post baccalaureate certification for all educators: ESL teachers, dual language teachers, elementary teachers, middle and high school teachers, world language teachers, literacy coaches, administrators, and any educator invested in bilingual students’ academic achievement.