George Lucas Educational Foundation
Carly Berwick

Carly Berwick

Journalist and Teacher

In addition to contributing to Edutopia, I write about education for and Next City and have been an editor at The Week and ARTnews. I've also written about culture and cities for publications such as Bloomberg News, The New York Times, Art in America, Conde Nast Traveler, and New York magazine. I live and teach in New Jersey.


  • Autism
    In the past two decades, autism diagnoses have soared—but new research shows that girls have frequently been overlooked, leaving them without crucial support.
  • Education Equity
    In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.
  • Parent Partnership
    Sometimes your assigned school isn't a good fit. Read stories about why three parents selected schools outside their neighborhood.