In Atlanta, School Board Member Apologizes to Reporter

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Four days after threatening to slug a reporter, DeKalb County school board vice chairwoman Zepora Roberts issued an apology.

Roberts’ apology came the same day The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported the Organization of DeKalb Educators–the district’s largest teachers’ union–wanted Roberts to resign, saying she is a bad example for children.

On Friday, Roberts threatened to slug a CBS Atlanta reporter during an interview about the board member’s two daughters working for the school system. More…