- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 10, 2016

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Donald Trump vowed in the GOP debate Thursday night to end the Common Core federal education program.

“Common Core is a disaster,” Mr. Cruz said, adding that as president he would issue an order immediately “that Common Core ends that day.”

The good news about President Obama’s education policies, he said: “Everything done with executive power can be undone with executive power.”

Mr. Trump also was critical of Common Core, and has said it’s a “total disaster.”

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