The Iowa trip by Gov. Chris Christie hinted that voter uproar over Bridge-gate has faded, at least for now. But new surveys indicate some continuing challenges for the New Jersey governor.
The College Board unveiled a new SAT Wednesday aimed at better assessing critical thinking in college applicants. Its changes reflect evolving notions among higher ed, computer labs, and brain-research institutes about human intelligence.
Support for the tea party among Americans has slipped to 22 percent, a Gallup poll shows. Even as tea party politics (and a possible government shutdown) are center stage in Congress, the survey reflects public dissatisfaction with the tea party's push for conflict over compromise.