http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSUa0Fk_7FQscWtrZHpz8OJg_QGcHVj2y63B7yEHt5K8aA7JDrjTD2O-wBy Matt Zalaznick. Every $1 that Virginia spends on higher education results in $1.29 in new tax revenue and more than $17 in increased economic activity, according to a University of Virginia report released Thursday. The report by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service details the economic impact of the state’s public higher education system, which consists of 15 four-year institutions, one junior college and 23 community colleges. More...