George Lucas Educational Foundation

Beth Frerking

Beth Frerking has more than two decades of experience as a national reporter, Washington bureau chief, and journalism educator. She writes for print and online magazines and newspapers around the country.


  • Teacher Development

    Show Me the Money: Making After-School Programs Possible

    In rural Maryland, keeping after-school programs funded is a continual juggling act.
  • Project-Based Learning

    Fine Tuning: Art and Music in the Afternoon

    An innovative after-school program in the South Bronx cleverly uses its art and culture offerings to reinforce classroom lessons.
  • Project-Based Learning

    A New Learning Day: After School Is No Afterthought

    Learning supplants leisure as the primary focus of after-school programs.