Molly Carr

Guest Blogger

Teacher, Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore, Maryland

Molly Carr teaches American government and advanced placement psychology at Digital Harbor High School. She began teaching in Baltimore City Public Schools at Southside Academy in 2009 as a Teach For America corps member.

She fell in love with Baltimore while earning her bachelor’s degree in political science and psychology at Loyola College of Maryland. She earned her master’s degree in teaching from Johns Hopkins University in 2011. She has supported new teachers, providing classroom culture training for five years. She loves seeing her students develop their academic skills and sense of self.

She is a native Marylander, originally from Cheverly in Prince George’s County.

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Posted Feb. 29, 2016

Teach For America Experience Should Not Discredit DeRay

As a resident and teacher in Baltimore City, I have been paying close attention to the mayoral race, and the…

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Posted May 11, 2017

It’s Not Just About What Happens in School, After School Matters, Too

President Trump’s “skinny budget” for the coming fiscal year is chock full of proposed cutbacks to longstanding federal programs. But one of his most surprising…

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Posted May 10, 2017

Why Poor College Kids Like Us Need to Start Asking for the Help We Need

Growing up, my parents embedded the ideology that I should be happy and grateful for what I have. My mother would say, “Aunque seamos pobres,…

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Posted May 15, 2017

Every Teacher Tried to Get Him on Track But Only This Student Knew Exactly What He Needed

During the first seven months of this school year, I struggled to find a way to motivate a ninth-grade student whom I’ll call Ameer. Ameer…

By Christopher Mah

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