April Dunn Act
*In June 2020, Gov. Edwards signed HB 848 into law which renamed Act 833 of 2014 as the April Dunn Act. April Dunn was a longtime advocate for people with disabilities who was instrumental in the passing of Act 833.
April Dunn Act establishes alternative pathways for grade promotion and graduation for students with disabilities who have not passed standardized tests or met local requirements for promotion.
Below is a link to the Evangeline Parish School Board’s April Dunn Act handbook: