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The popularity of the seal of biliteracy has surged across the country but federal legislation that would fund U.S. Department of Education grants to help states and school districts establish and strengthen programs has repeatedly sputtered in Congress.


New research suggests that English-language-learner classification has a "direct and negative effect on teachers' perceptions of students' academic skills."


In the class of 2018, 63 percent of California graduates who earned the "seal of biliteracy" spoke a language other than English when they began school, a new advocacy group report finds.


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