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(iv) “Educational agency or institution” means the

participating agency under §303.404(c);

(v) “School officials and officials of another school

or school system” means qualified personnel or service

coordinators under this part;

(vi) “State and local educational authorities” means

the lead agency under §303.22; and

(vii) “Student” means child under this part.

(c) The lead agency must provide policies and procedures to be used when a parent refuses to provide consent under this section (such as a meeting to explain to parents how their failure to consent affects the ability of their child to receive services under this part), provided

that those procedures do not override a parent’s right to

refuse consent under §303.420.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1417(c), 1439(a)(2), 1439(a)(4), 1442)

§303.415 Safeguards.

(a) Each participating agency must protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable information at the collection, maintenance, use, storage, disclosure, and destruction stages.

(b) One official at each participating agency must assume responsibility for ensuring the confidentiality of