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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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 That's what happened when 43 students at a teachers college in the town of Ayotzinapa went missing in 2014, and that's what happened with Sanchez. Kate Linthicum, latimes.com, "'Where is Marco Antonio?' A Mexican teen vanished — and ignited a movement," 30 Jan. 2018 The teachers college in Ayotzinapa espouses socialist education and its students have long hijacked vehicles, fuel and food delivery trucks and taken over toll booths to finance their political movement and recruit students. Washington Post, "Mexican students hijack tanker truck, buses and kidnap cops," 13 Sep. 2017 Local teacher colleges have also reported drops in enrollment in recent years. Kyra Gurney, miamiherald, "Florida is one of the worst states for teachers, study says," 26 Sep. 2017 The events marked the latest chapter of violence at a rural teachers college where 43 students were kidnapped in 2014 and remain missing. Washington Post, "Mexican students hijack tanker truck, buses and kidnap cops," 13 Sep. 2017

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circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

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teachers college

noun

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: a college for the training of teachers

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