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Free Documentary Screening: Most Likely to Succeed

Shady Side Academy will host a free screening of the education-focused documentary Most Likely to Succeed on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, from 7-9 p.m. in the Hillman Center for Performing Arts on the SSA Senior School campus, 423 Fox Chapel Road, Fox Chapel. The 90-minute screening will be followed by a 30-minute panel discussion with SSA's president and school heads. The event is free and open to the public, and is part of Shady Side Academy’s parent education series. Learn more at For most of the last century, entry-level jobs were plentiful, and college was an affordable path to a fulfilling career. That world no longer exists. The feature-length documentary Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education, revealing the growing shortcomings of our school model in today?s innovative world. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Greg Whiteley, the film has been named “among the best edu-documentaries ever produced” by Education Week, and called a “smart and engaging look at education in the 21st century” by The Hollywood Reporter. Film Threat stated that “this film should be a required course for all parents and educators.” Most Likely To Succeed is an official selection of many of the nation’s top film festivals, including the prestigious 2015 Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival.