Palo Verde teacher wins teaching award

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Palo Verde High School engineering teacher Mike Cohen was named Arizona's 2008 American Star of Teaching on Tuesday, October 7. A representative of the U.S. Department of Education came to the school to make the surprise announcement.

"Mr. Cohen is a superb example of unprecedented results in classroom focus at the most rigorous level," said Palo Verde Principal Tina Isaac."A visit to his classroom is a true engagement in learning."