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BOURBONNAIS — Handicap accessible playground equipment will be added to two schools in Bourbonnais Elementary School District 53, adding to playground upgrades already taking place around the district.

At the Tuesday meeting, the Bourbonnais Elementary School Board approved a bid for playground equipment that is accessible to students in wheelchairs and compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The accessible equipment will be added to Liberty Intermediate and LeVasseur Elementary schools as part of the Destiny program, which serves students with disabilities.

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Stephanie Markham joined the Daily Journal in February 2020 as the education reporter. She focuses on school boards as well as happenings and trends in local schools. She earned her B.A. in journalism from Eastern Illinois University.

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