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Weekly podcast: Trump administration proposed education cuts, a student group fighting smoking, and a new bill to help asthma in schools

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150428-N-NK134-129 PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (April 28, 2015) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alysann Barnes, Assigned To Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Jacksonville, N.C., Teaches A Child How To Use An Inhaler At A Medical Site Set Up At Casa Social Del Maestro Prof. Leopoldo In Puerto Barrios During Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise Is A U.S. Southern Command-sponsored And U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted Deployment To Conduct Civil-military Operations Including Humanitarian-civil Assistance, Subject Matter Expert Exchanges, Medical, Dental, Veterinary And Engineering Support And Disaster Response To Partner Nations And To Show U.S. Support And Commitment To Central And South America And The Caribbean. (U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Derek Paumen/Released)

AZEdNews’ David Marino Jr. reviews this week’s top news stories.

Hear about the school choice initiatives being added, as well as the education programs being cut, in President Trump’s new budget proposal.

Learn about the new student-led anti-smoking initiative at Lake Havasu High School.

Find out about a bill going through the Arizona Legislature that would allow schools to keep asthma medication on-hand in case of an emergency.