history, professional goals and aspirations, performance in a job setting, and other indicators of academic success. This assessment information should also be used to develop academic support and remediation services that enhance student learning and to improve the institution's instructional programs.
At the core of all these recommendations is the firm belief that assessment insensitive to the dangers of cultural bias and irresponsibly managed will result in discrimination toward minority college students. Assessment that begins with a clear statement of goals and combines good instruction with feedback and support for improvement will enable minority college students to compete successfully in the academic environment. In this way, our colleges and universities will accomplish the dual goal of expanding access to minority students while improving the quality of the education they receive.
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