DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Four of the six DeKalb County School Board members removed from office by Gov. Nathan Deal have written formal requests for reinstatement.
The four - Pam Speaks, Sarah Copelin-Wood, Jesse Cunningham and Donna Elder - have submitted formal letters requesting that Deal reinstate them to their positions on the school board. Speaks made her request about a week ago.
All three, along with Jesse Cunningham, Nancy Jester and Eugene Walker, were removed from the nine-person school board in late February by Gov. Deal after a recommendation by a state panel examining the board and the school system.
Six people were named in March to replace the people ousted from the board.