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  1. Section 102(a)(3)(A) of the HEA and the regulatory provisions implementing that provision in 34 CFR 600.7(a)(1)(i). (These statutory and regulatory provisions make an otherwise eligible "institution of higher education" under the HEA ineligible if the institution offers more than 50 percent of its courses by correspondence.)

  2. Section 102(a)(3)(B) of the HEA and the regulatory provisions implementing that provision in 34 CFR 600.7(a)(1)(ii). (These statutory and regulatory provisions make an otherwise eligible "institution of higher education" under the HEA ineligible if the institution enrolls 50 percent or more of its students in correspondence courses.)

  3. Section 484(l)(1) of the HEA and the regulatory provisions implementing that section in 34 CFR 668.38(b)(1). (This provision defines a telecommunications student as a correspondence student if 50 percent or more of the institution's courses are offered by correspondence or telecommunications.)

  4. Sections 481(a) and 481(b) of the HEA and the regulatory provisions implementing those sections in 34 CFR 668.2 and 668.8, to the extent that they require a minimum number of weeks of instruction for an academic year and eligible program.

  5. The definition of "full-time student" in 34 CFR 668.2 to the extent that it precludes a correspondence student from being considered a "full-time student."

  6. The satisfactory academic progress requirements in 34 CFR 668.16(e)(2)(i).


 
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