What colleges does the White House like best?

Just as summer winds down and students return to the classroom, the White House is rolling out a new online tool designed to make the search for the perfect college easier on students and families, using graduate earnings and debt as guides.

"As college costs and student debt keep rising, the choices that Americans make when searching for and selecting a college have never been more important," President Obama said in a video Saturday announcing the resource. "That’s why everyone should be able to find clear, reliable, open data on college affordability and value."

Mr. Obama’s "College Scorecard" allows the user […]