State law addresses state-level technical assistance.
State of Rhode Island General Laws § 16-21-28. Health and wellness subcommittee.
(f) The Rhode Island department of elementary and secondary education and the Rhode Island department of heath will provide technical assistance and support to the school health and wellness subcommittees on best practices, professional development on coordinated school health issues, suggested initiatives, and will support communication among the school health and wellness subcommittees by sharing information on the activities, efforts, and experiences of subcommittees across the state.
State of Rhode Island General Laws § 16-21-7. School health.
(e) The department of elementary and secondary education shall post on its website resources to assist school districts with implementation of this section.