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[82 STAT. 1029]
[82 STAT. 1029]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-575-OCT. 16, 1968

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E L I G I B I U T Y OF AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS

SEC. 133. (a) Part C of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended by section 131 of this Act) is amended by striking out the •terms "institution of higher education" and "institutions of higher education" wherever they appear (except in section 442(b)(1)) and inserting in lieu thereof "eligible institution" and "eligible institutions", respectively. (b) Section 443(b) of such Act (as added by section 131 of this Act) is amended to read as follows: "(b) For the purposes of this part the term 'eligible institution'^^JJUgibie instimeans an institution of higher education (as defined in section 435(b) of this Act), or an area vocational school (as defined in section 8(2) of ^"'^' P ^°23. the Vocational Education Act of 1963)." 20 USC asg. (c) Section 444 of such Act (as added by section 131 of this Act) is amended by inserting " (a) " after "SEC. 444."; by redesignating paragraphs (a) through (h) as paragraphs (1) through (8), respectively; by redesignating subparagraphs (1), (2), and (3) of paragraphs (1) and (3) (as so redesignated) as subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C), respectively; and by adding at the end of such section the following new subsection: "(b) An agreement entered into pursuant to section 443 with an area vocational school shall contain, in addition to the provisions described in subsection (a) of this section, a provision that a student in such a school shall be eligible to participate in a program under this part only if he (1) has a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education or the recognized e(][uivalent of such a certificate, and (2) is pursuing a program of education or training which requires at least six months to complete and is designed to prepare the student for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." REVISION OF MATCHING

PROVISIONS

SEC. 134. Section 444(a)(6) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended by this part) is amended to read as follows: "(6) provide that the Federal share of the compensation of students employed in the work-study program in accordance with the agreement will not exceed 80 per centum of such compensation; except that the Federal share may exceed 80 per centum of such compensation if the Commissioner determines, pursuant to regulations adopted and promulgated by him establishing objective criteria for such determinations, that a Federal share in excess of 80 per centum is required in furtherance of the purposes of this part; " SET-ASIDE FOR RESIDENTS OF AMERICAN SAMOA OR THE TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

SEC. 135. (a) The first sentence of section 442(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as amended by this part) is amended by inserting ^"*®' P- 1028. " (1) " before J'allot not to exceed 2 per centum", and by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: ", and (2) reserve the amount provided by subsection (e)". (b) Such section 442 is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(e) From the appropriation for this part for each fiscal year the Commissioner shall reserve an amount to provide work-study assistance to students who reside in, but who attend eligible institutions outside of, American Samoa or the Trust Territory of the Pacific