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 Aug. 15, 2017

Everyone Is Entitled to an Opinion on Charter Schools But Parents Deserve the Final Say

Over the last year we’ve seen the NAACP come out forcefully against charter schools. We’ve seen the Trump administration support choice in ways that have…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Aug. 15, 2017

Every Book You Teach Is a Political Choice. Make It a Step Towards Social Justice.

At NNSTOY’s (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference last July, civil rights educator Sharif El-Mekki delivered a moving presentation that ended with…

By Topher Kandik

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Posted Aug. 14, 2017

Sure, You Hate Trump, But Can You Tell Your Students That?

Is it OK to hate the president? Yes. Is it OK to hate the president from the front of the classroom? That’s harder. As teachers…

By Tom Rademacher

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