34 Code of Federal Regulations § 300.519  Surrogate parents.   

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(d) Criteria for selection of surrogate parents.
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    (2) Public agencies must ensure that a person selected as a surrogate parent—   
       (i) Is not an employee of the SEA, the LEA, or any other agency that is involved in the education or care of the child;   
       (ii) Has no personal or professional interest that conflicts with the interest of the child the surrogate parent represents; and   
       (iii) Has knowledge and skills that ensure adequate representation of the child.   
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Last Amended:  71 FR 46797, Aug. 14, 2006
Entered:  June 9, 2009