Molly Carr

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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 Dec. 7, 2018

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Posted Dec. 6, 2018

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My son is a freshman in high school and this felt like my first report card pick up all over again. While I have access…

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Posted Dec. 7, 2018

D.C.’s School Report Cards Set a New Standard for Community Engagement

As parents dropping our children off at school, many of us may wonder, will they have a good day? Will they do their best? Will…

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