New Charter School – Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School is now accepting applications for 6th Graders for the upcoming September 2010/2011 school year.  Spaces are limited and there is an April 1st, 2010 deadline so act fast.  As you may already know, Dr. Richard Izquierdo was chosen as the Melrose Person of the Year for 2009 and his decades long career has been dedicated to serving the underserved areas of the South Bronx with regards to healthcare.  Now Dr. Izquierdo, or Doc as he is known by all, is embarking on educating the future health care professionals of the South Bronx and the world not in Med School but at a much earlier age.  

The school is the FIRST Career and Technical Education charter school in all of New York State so once again The Bronx will be leading the rest of the city and state by example.  For more information, parents and students interested in finding out more should attend one of the two information sessions which will be held at the school’s institutional partner’s location:

Urban Health Plan, Inc.
At El Nuevo San Juan Health Center
1065 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, New York
On Wednesday March 3rd 4:30-6:30 pm
& Saturday March 6th 10:00 am-12:00pm
For more information and to RSVP for the sessions contact:

A Big Melrose THANK YOU to Dr. Izquierdo for his continued dedication to the people of the South Bronx!

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