MIT admissions resigns-Choice
MIT dean of admissions Marilee Jones resigned after it was discovered that she had lied on her resume. She was outspoken for her actions to make parents and students less stressed with school.
I think the lead in the Houston chronicle begins well, but the second sentence makes it boring, I think the second sentence can be taken out entirely, and it will still read well, and sound better.
"To stressed-out parents and students, MIT admissions dean Marilee Jones was a rare voice of reason in the high-pressure world of college admissions. With colleges demanding kids who play sports, run student government and take the heaviest course load they can, Jones shouted back the opposite: daydream, stay healthy, and don't worry so much about building a resume just to impress an elite college. Yet it turns out that Jones was susceptible to pressure herself."
I like that the New York Times gets a lot of feedback from the students. The Chronicle didn't really do this. The Chronicle focused more on how MIT fired her to keep integrity, but the Times focused more on how they fired her to keep integrity, but that she was still a good employee and nice person to know. I think the NY Times might have given a broader picture of her in this case.