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requirement. The requirements in §303.421 are discussed

further in the Analysis of Comments and Changes section for subpart E of these regulations. We believe that the

requirements in §303.421 are comprehensive and sufficient

to provide parents with an understanding of their rights, specifically with regard to their right to request an evaluation.

Changes: We have restructured this section and added

language to new §303.320(a) (proposed §303.303(a)) to

clarify that parents have an ongoing right to request an evaluation before, during, or after their child is

screened. Specifically, we have added a new §303.320(a)(1)

(i) and (a)(1)(ii), stating that if the lead agency or EIS provider proposes to screen a child, it must (i) provide

the parent notice under §303.421 of its intent to screen

the child to identify whether the child is suspected of having a disability (and include in the notice a

description of the parent’s right to request an evaluation

under §303.321 at any time during the screening process)

and (ii) obtain parental consent as required in §303.420(a)

(1) before administering the screening. We also have

revised new §303.320(a)(2)(ii) (proposed §303.303(a)(3)) to

specify that when the lead agency provides notice to a

parent under §303.421 that, based on the screening or other