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We are committed to ensuring Tacoma students who speak, write and read one or more world languages earn the credits and recognition they deserve for their language proficiency. Competency testing and high-quality language instruction in class are both pathways to credit and potentially the Seal of Biliteracy for our students. Competency testing makes it possible for students to demonstrate proficiency in any language, even languages not offered at our schools.
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1. Not sure who your school’s Language Testing Liaison is? Ask your counselors, ELL teacher or World Language teacher.
Any high school student may ask to test and test for
2. Liaison tells student and parent(s) when the testing window will be, where and how testing will occur.
3. Students may test all in one sitting or over multiple days depending on building and testing Liaison availability. Liaison assures secure testing and that student submits results properly.
4. District coordinator retrieves scores from testing agencies and sends to Liaison. Liaison communicates with parents and students about credits earned and Seal of Biliteracy status. For recording on the student's official transcript, the Coordinator sends results to Washington state's office overseeing public education (OSPI). Credit is granted for the lowest level of proficiency across skill areas.
Students qualify for the Seal of Biliteracy by:
Students who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy wear an honorary medallion when graduating and receive the Seal on their diploma.
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