Legislation & Policy

Legislation and State Board of Education (SBE) Policies Relating to World Languages

Advanced Courses Satisfying Graduation Requirements plus the Advanced Programs page in the World Languages Resources Hub

Course for Credit

  • Section 3 - Students in grades 6-8 may earn high school credit for world language courses if the course meets the Standard Course of Study.
  • Section 8 - CDM may be used for any high school credit world language course. Please see the CDM Back to School Memo for additional guidance for World Languages.

Diploma Endorsements including the Global Languages Endorsement (GLE), North Carolina's Seal of Biliteracy

Global Education Recognitions

  • Students - Global Languages Endorsement (GLE)
  • Educators - Global Educator Digital Badge (GEDB)
  • Schools - Global-Ready School (GRS) Designation
  • Districts - Global-Ready District (GRD) Designation

Graduation Requirements and High School Transcript Standards

World Language Standard Course of Study


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

World Languages FAQs (coming soon!)

Global Languages Endorsement (GLE) FAQs

Dual Language/Immersion (DL/I) FAQs