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erated, the effort it is making to meet accreditation standards, and the purpose for which this determination is being made, that the institution will meet the accreditation standards of such an agency or association within a reasonable time, or (B) ". (b) The second sentence of such paragraph (a) is amended by striking out "Such term also includes any business school or technical institution" and inserting in lieu thereof "Such term also includes any school which provides not less than a one-year program of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation and". I N S E R T I O N O F DEFINITION OF " C O M B I N A T I O N OF INSTITUTIONS H I G H E R E D U C A T I O N " I N H I G H E R EDUCATION ACT OF 1965
SEC. 294. Section 1201 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as so redesignated by section 251 of this Act) is amended by inserting at the end thereof the following: "(j) The term 'combination of institutions of higher education' means a group of institutions of higher education that have entered into a cooperative arrangement for the purpose of carrying out a common objective, or a public or private nonprofit agency, organization, or institution designated or created by a group of institutions of higher education for the purpose of carrying out a common objective on their behalf."
PROVISIONS FOR ADEQUATE L E A D T I M E AND FOR P L A N N I N G A N D EVALUATION I N H I G H E R EDUCATION PR0<iRAMS
SEC. 295, The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding after section 1206 the following new sections: "PROGRAM P L A N N I N G A N D EVALUATION FOR H I G H E R EDUCATION PROGRAMS
"SEC. 1207. There are authorized to be appropriated $1,117,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, and $1,900,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, to be available to the Secretary, in accordance with regulations prescribed by him, for expenses, including grants, loans, contracts, or other payments, for (1) planning for the succeeding year programs or projects authorized under any other provision of this Act or any provision of the National Defense Education Act of 1958 or the Higher Education Faciilities Act of 1963, and (2) evaluation of programs or projects so authorized. a ADVANCE F U N D I N G
"SEC. 1208. To the end of affording the responsible State, local, and Federal officers concerned adequate notice of available Federal financial assistance for education, appropriations for grants, loans, contracts, or other payments under any Act referred to in section 1207 are authorized to be included in the appropriation Act for the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which they are available for obligation. In order to effect a transition to this method of timing appropriation action, the preceding sentence shall apply notwithstanding that its initial application under any such Act will result in the enactment in the same year (whether in the same appropriation Act or otherwise) of two separate appropriations, one for the then current fiscal year and one for the succeeding fiscal year.
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