US: Public blames graduation rates on studentsAssociated Press.
All sectors of American higher education received high marks for quality. When asked where the blame lies for graduation rates at public four-year colleges, seven in 10 people said students shouldered either a great deal or a lot of it, and 45% felt that way about parents.
The belief that students are most at fault for graduation rates is a troubling sign for reformers who have elevated college completion to the forefront of higher education policy debates and pushed colleges to fix the problem, said Michael Kirst, professor emeritus of education and business administration at Stanford.
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