SANDY — Students in the Canyons School District who are fluent in two or more languages can apply to have an official Seal of Biliteracy added to your high school transcripts.
The state places the seal on a high school graduate's transcript to certify for employers and universities that the student has demonstrated proficiency in English and at least one world language. It is evidence of a student's readiness for a career, college and for engagement as a global citizen.Comment on this story
High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for the seal through Thursday, Jan. 24.
To apply, students must obtain a form from their school’s counseling center. As part of the application process, students may be required to take a language proficiency exam sometime between March 5 and 15. Individual schools will determine the date, time and location of testing, as well as a makeup testing date.
Additional guidelines and information about the application process can be found at high school counseling center.