- Hoocąk (spoken by the Ho-Chunk Nation);
- Mahican (spoken by the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Nation);
- Menominee (spoken by the Menominee Indian Tribe);
- Ojibwe (spoken by the six bands of Ojibwe);
- Oneida (spoken by the Oneida Nation); and
- Potawatomi (spoken by the Forest County Potawatomi).
English Learners represent 5.8% of the overall school population of Wisconsin. The top five most common home languages spoken by Wisconsin English Learners are:
- Spanish (80%)
- Hmong (14%)
- Arabic (2%)
- Somali (1.8%)
- Mandarin Chinese (1.4%)
(data from 2017-18 WISEdata)
The Department of Public Instruction is currently updating the Seal of Biliteracy application and guidance document.
During this time, we will not be processing new Seal of Biliteracy applications from July 2018 - November 2018.
Please check back on the Seal of Biliteracy webpage soon for updated application and guidance documents.
Communication about events can be found on our Google+ Community: WI DPI English Learner PLC
Please join at: https://goo.gl/TwxebF
Follow us on Twitter at: @WisDPIBilingual