Poll: Failed to graduate? Blame yourself.

"The message is, 'Students, you had your shot at college and failed and it's your fault, not the college.'"

-- Michael Kirst, professor emeritus of education and business administration at Stanford University, interpreting the results of its poll with AP. The poll found that the public pins most of the blame for poor college graduation rates on the students themselves -- and their parents, to a lesser extent.

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