03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

DPS Board Hires Counselor To Help Heal Rift Between Reformers, Union-Backed Members

A Denver marital therapist has been hired to work with school board members after a tumultuous Monday meeting exposed deep rifts among the new board about the future of school reform in the city.

A day after approving controversial reforms at the city's most troubled middle school and following the swearing in of three new members, the district was wary of a possible legal challenge and that the reform package could be overturned.

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