Education: Money does not Equal Success
April 4, 2014

Yesterday’s Senate Budget Committee hearing made it clear that money does not equal success when it comes to public education.   LibertyandProsperity.org’s Liberty Principles include: VII.          Allow parents to apply their share of state public education money to the schools they choose for the education of their children Rather than increase the amount of money spent […]

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Our slogan is “Do more than vote!”    Last Saturday, Barbara Brown of Absecon and Vikki DeFilippo of Brigantine did that and became candidates for two Atlantic County freeholder seats in June 3 primary election. They are running as Republicans against two current Republican freeholders,  John Risley and Alex Marino.  A third freeholder seat for Atlantic County District 3 that covers Egg Harbor […]

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