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…

By Molly Carr

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Posted June 19, 2019
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There’s a Difference Between a ‘Good’ School and Choosing Whiteness and Wealth

It’s nearly summer, and while for most that means the end of a school year, for many it also means transition. Preschoolers transition to kindergarten,…

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Posted June 19, 2019

Just Like Emancipation, Quality Schools Are Being Delayed and Denied to Black Students

“Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” While many Americans are waiting with baited breath for July 4,…

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Posted June 18, 2019
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What It’s Like to Attend School in Rural America

On a rainy day in May of 2018, I toured a public school in northern Pennsylvania. Most of the students were eligible for free lunch.…

By Jennifer Wahl

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