The Seal of Multiliteracy was awarded to 130 Moreno Valley Unified School District students last Thursday evening at Vista Del Lago High School.
The Seal of Multiliteracy emphasizes the value of knowing multiple languages. Students are eligible to receive the Seal of Multiliteracy if they meet the following criteria:
- Must be on track to completing all English-Language arts requirements for graduation with an overall GPA of 2 or above
- Must have passed the CAASPP in ELA (administered in 11th grade) wt or above the “standard met” achievement level
- Must demonstrate English Language proficiency on the ELPAC by scoring “moderately developed” or higher
- Must demonstrate proficiency in one or more languages other than English through one of the following methods: (a) By passing a foreign language AP (Advanced Placement) exam, with a score of “3” or higher; (b) Pass a foreign language IB (International Baccalaureate) exam with a score of “4” or higher; (c) Pass a foreign language SATII exam with a score of “600” or higher; or (d) Submit a language autobiography and pass an on-demand assessment.
“Having the Seal of Multiliteracy on a high school diploma will help our students stand out as they graduate from our schools,” said Superintendent Dr. Martinrex Kedziora. "Our world is changing, and the fact that our students have proven to be able to communicate with people in more than one language will truly help them advance in their career."
“I am so proud of our students for earning this prestigious award,” said Board President Jesús M. Holguín, “The need for multiliteracy has been increasing over the years, so I know our students will go very far in their careers."