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Share of $1.7 million federal grant awarded to University City schools

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University City is one of three districts that will share a $1.7 million grant. (Credit: KMOV) University City is one of three districts that will share a $1.7 million grant. (Credit: KMOV)
The program is called "Project Restore" and has a goal of shaping disciplinary programs to be proactive as well as reducing the amount of student infractions. (Credit: KMOV) The program is called "Project Restore" and has a goal of shaping disciplinary programs to be proactive as well as reducing the amount of student infractions. (Credit: KMOV)
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

School administrators are celebrating in University City after the district was selected for a large federal grant to help with student discipline.

University City is one of three districts that will share a $1.7 million grant.

The program is called "Project Restore" and has a goal of shaping disciplinary programs to be proactive as well as reducing the amount of student infractions.

The program is one that the superintendent fully supports.

"The grant allows us to provide resources so we can minimize the amount of infractions we see in the school and community," said Sharonica Hardin-Bartley, Superintendent of University City Schools.

As part of the plan, students will play an active role in the disciplinary process.

The district is will waiting to learn how much of the $1.7 million it will receive.

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