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112 STAT. 3078 PUBLIC LAW 105-332—OCT. 31, 1998 understanding of, the industry that the individual is preparing to enter. " (3) AREA VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL.—The term 'area vocational and technical education school'"means— "(A) a specialized public secondary school used exclusively or principally for the provision of vocational and technical education to individuals who are available for study in preparation for entering the labor market; "(B) the department of a public secondary school exclusively or principally used for providing vocational and technical education in not fewer than 5 different occupational fields to individuals who are available for study in preparation for entering the labor market; "(C) a public or nonprofit technical institution or vocational and technical education school used exclusively or principally for the provision of vocational and technical education to individuals who have completed or left secondary school and who are available for study in preparation for entering the labor market, if the institution or school admits as regular students both individuals who have completed secondary school and individuals who have left secondary school; or "(D) the department or division of an institution of higher education, that operates under the policies of the eligible agency and that provides vocational and technical education in not fewer than five different occupational fields leading to immediate employment but not necessarily leading to a baccalaureate degree, if the department or division admits as regular students both individuals who have completed secondary school and individuals who have left secondary school. " (4) CAREER GUIDANCE AND ACADEMIC COUNSELING. — The term 'career guidance and academic counseling' means providing access to information regarding career awareness and planning with respect to an individual's occupational and academic future that shall involve guidance and counseling with respect to career options, financial aid, and postsecondary options. "(5) CHARTER SCHOOL. — The term 'charter school' has the meaning given the term in section 10306 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 8066). "(6) COOPERATIVE EDUCATION. — The term 'cooperative education' means a method of instruction of education for individuals who, through written cooperative arrangements between a school and employers, receive instruction, including required academic courses and related vocational and technical education instruction, by alternation of study in school with a job in any occupational field, which alternation shall be planned and supervised by the school and employer so that each contributes to the education and employability of the individual, and may include an arrangement in which work periods and school attendance may be on alternate half days, full days, weeks, or other periods of time in fulfilling the cooperative program. "(7) DISPLACED HOMEMAKER.—The term 'displaced homemaker' means an individual who—