Mayor Michael Bloomberg holds a press conference at Lehman College with New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein and CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein to announce an increase in the number of New York City high school graduates who are enrolling in CUNY senior and community colleges.
Mayor Bloomberg answers questions from a group of Lehman students—all graduates of NYC public high schools—prior to his press conference. Among those listening are Lehman President Ricardo R. Fernández, CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein, and Deputy Mayor for Education and Community Development Dennis Walcott.
Mayor Bloomberg and NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein with staff enter the press conference.
Mayor Bloomberg addresses the crowd.