TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – State colleges will have to provide financial workshops as part of a law taking effect July 1 that will allow student athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses.

Largely mirroring a proposal that will go before the state university system’s Board of Governors this month, the State Board of Education approved a set of rules Thursday to carry out the law.

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The Board of Education oversees state colleges, while the Board of Governors oversees state universities.

Under the plan, the 28 schools in the Florida College System – 24 provide intercollegiate sports through the National Junior College Athletic Association – can’t prevent or restrict student athletes

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