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Liberty High School Hosts Screening of Sundance-Selected Documentary, Most Likely to Succeed

Fauquier County is one of more than 3,500 communities working to re-imagine the purpose of education.

On Monday, August 19 at 4 p.m., Fauquier County Public Schools will take part in Most Likely to Succeed’s worldwide campaign to re-imagine education. The screening will be hosted by Liberty High School in Bealeton and will be open to the public. A post-film discussion will be led by Ted Dintersmith, author of What School Could Be:  Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America.  The acclaimed film Most Likely to Succeed offers an inspiring look at what students and teachers are capable of—if we have the vision and courage to transform our schools. Directed by acclaimed documentarian Greg Whiteley, the film has been an official selection of two dozen of the world’s top film festivals, including Sundance, Tribeca, and AFI DOCS. It’s been featured at leading conferences on education, including ASU/GSV, SxSWedu, Harvard/GoldmanSachs, and NewSchools Venture Fund. Audience members call it the most compelling film ever done on the topic of school. In the past year, more than 3,500 communities have booked a screening of Most Likely to Succeed

The purpose of this event is to foster meaningful discussion among educators, administrators, parents, and students about how current obstacles can be overcome and steps towards change can be taken on a local level. Born out of these conversations is a community-wide commitment to moving forward; transformational initiatives are undertaken and real change is ignited. Please visit mltsfilm.org for more information about the film and movement.