Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira to help celebrate official opening of $84M charter school in East Harlem

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:29 PM
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The $88 million Harlem RBI DREAM charter school, which kicked off classes in August, is the first major new school building to open in the neighborhood in three decades.

Yankee star Mark Teixeira will join Harlem RBI founder Rich Berlin, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and others Thursday for the official opening of an $84 million charter school and affordable housing development project in East Harlem.

The DREAM charter school, which kicked off classes in August, is the first major school building to open in the neighborhood in three decades, said Berlin, whose organization operates the school.

Slugger Teixeira pledged $1 million to the undertaking.

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