Princeton Future, a community-based organization that has played an active role in downtown redevelopment, has begun to look outside the downtown to initiate dialogue regarding the direction of the entire community.
While Princeton High School can boast a high number of students attending Ivy League schools and a large number of well paid, experienced, teachers, the school still fell in the state ranks in SAT scores. The school was number three in the state for the 2002-03 school year, with an average score of 1215, according to the recently published New Jersey State Report Cards.
Citing success and forecasting long-term growth, the Princeton French School's requests to increase enrollment and extend operating hours were granted by the Princeton Regional Planning Board.
Princeton University has donated $150,000 to the Plaza Functional Art Committee of the Borough for the new plaza that is being planned near the new Princeton Public Library. Whether the money should be used to enhance the quality of the plaza or to help alleviate the Borough's debt was a matter of debate at the Council's meeting on Tuesday, March 2.