Texas principal demoted over "Bachelor" controversy

05/2/2007 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Texas elementary school principal Tammie Carpenter, who approved fourth-grade teacher Amber Alchalabi's 22 class days off -- including 10 unpaid -- to tape the reality-television show "The Bachelor," will be demoted and reassigned to another school; no action has been taken against Alchalabi. Two parents expressed displeasure that Alchalabi was missing class, while other parents said they backed Carpenter and her decision.

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