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 22, 2020

With a Little Radical Imagination, We Can Prepare Our Students to Become Leaders

Early in the school year, after our daily Pledge of Allegiance, my fifth grader, Cassandra, asked, “Why are people mad when Colin Kaepernick kneels during…

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Posted May 22, 2020

For My Family, Seeing Their First-Gen Latina Daughter Walk Across the Stage Would Have Been Everything

If I were a magician for a day, I would strike my wand and eliminate the memory of the coronavirus as well as its impact.…

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Posted May 22, 2020

Reopening Schools While Coronavirus Is Still on the Loose Is Ass-Backward

I swear this country is ass-backward. In last week’s Senate hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci—the nation’s leading expert on the coronavirus pandemic—said outright, “… states will…

By Tanesha Peeples

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