Signs for ALMA MATER

No word-for-word translation. A phrase is usually used. E.g. "MY FORMER SCHOOL".

Meaning: a school, college or university which one has attended or from which one has graduated.

Pronunciation (sign description): Fingerspelling.

Related signs: ALUMNUS, , GRADUATE.

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2016 April 26: Governor Larry Hogan (Maryland) signed into law Senate Bill 781, recognizing biliteracy of high school graduates. This law grants bilingual students a seal of biliteracy on their high school diploma when they graduated from public high schools in Maryland. ASL was included in one of languages. Ref

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