A new report from a higher-education advocacy group identifies 17 private colleges in Virginia where tuition and fees total more than two-fifths of median household income in the Commonwealth, the Washington Post reports. The analysis assails Virginia schools on affordability at a time when President Obama has elevated that issue into the national spotlight. In a speech last Friday, Obama announced a plan to steer federal aid away from colleges that charge too much tuition. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni is a Washington nonprofit best-known for an annual report card that grades colleges on whether they...

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