teachers college

noun

Definition of teachers college

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "A Quebec ban on religious symbols upends lives and careers," 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, "The Castañeda reopens in Las Vegas, N.M., thanks to an entrepreneur with a soft spot for historic hotels," 31 Aug. 2019 Hanging on the fence are the teachers college students who disappeared on Sept. 26, 2014. Washington Post, "Mexico’s senate approves trade deal with US, Canada," 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, "‘It’s a Crisis of Civilization in Mexico.’ 250,000 Dead. 37,400 Missing.," 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, "Fed up with violence and corruption, Mexican voters embrace a seasoned leftist who wants to double the minimum wage," 24 June 2018 In September 2014, 43 students at a teachers college disappeared in the town of Iguala in the southern state of Guerrero. Fox News, "Mexican court orders new investigation into missing students," 4 June 2018 The fate of the three students echoed a notorious 2014 case in southern Guerrero state, where 43 students of a teachers college were detained by police and handed over to drug-gang members. Juan Montes, WSJ, "Mexican Students Met Gruesome Fate, Prosecutors Say," 24 Apr. 2018 The teachers college represented one side of the children’s rescue triangle. Richard Sandomir, BostonGlobe.com, "Johan van Hulst, helped save 600 children from the Nazis," 4 Apr. 2018

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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 10 Aug. 2020.

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teachers college

noun

English Language Learners Definition of teachers college

US : a college for the training of teachers

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