New Harmony School was opened more than two hundred years ago as part of an experiment to create a utopian community. At the center of that experiment was the idea that quality education is part of happiness. In some ways, that grand test has finally ended. Following a thirty percent cut in state funding, one of Indiana’s oldest districts will cease operation by the end of the school year. StateImpact Indiana’s Ben Skirvin reports.
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