teachers college


Definition of teachers college

: a college for the training of teachers usually offering a full 4-year course and granting a bachelor's degree

Examples of teachers college in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cal Poly Humboldt, founded in 1913 as a teachers college, was known as Humboldt State until January. Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug. 2022 In March 2015, the Organization of American States sent experts to help the Mexican government investigate the disappearance of 43 students from a teachers college in the town of Ayotzinapa. Washington Post, 23 Nov. 2021 The 43 students from the rural teachers college at Ayotzinapa in the southern state of Guerrero were abducted by corrupt local police in the town of Iguala. Maria Verza, Star Tribune, 24 Sep. 2020 Amrit Kaur The ban on religious symbols passed the day that Kaur, a 29-year-old Sikh who wears a turban, graduated from teachers college. Dan Bilefsky, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Mar. 2020 There were department stores, trolleys, a new depot, banks, a newspaper and a teachers college, now New Mexico Highlands University. Susan Spano, Los Angeles Times, 31 Aug. 2019 Hanging on the fence are the teachers college students who disappeared on Sept. 26, 2014. Washington Post, 19 June 2019 In 2014, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa teachers college in violent, heroin-producing Guerrero state were detained by police in the city of Iguala. Juan Montes, WSJ, 14 Nov. 2018 The unsolved disappearance of 43 students at a rural teachers college in 2014 continues to be a flash point of indignation, as are the dozen current or former governors facing corruption charges. Kate Linthicum, latimes.com, 24 June 2018 See More

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First Known Use of teachers college

circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Teachers college.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teachers%20college. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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