(d) Criteria for selection of surrogate parents.
The public agency may select a surrogate parent in any way permitted under State law.
Public agencies must ensure that a person selected as a surrogate parent—
Is not an employee of the SEA, the LEA, or any other agency that is involved in the education or care of the child;
Has no personal or professional interest that conflicts with the interest of the child the surrogate parent represents; and
Has knowledge and skills that ensure adequate representation of the child.
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