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The imbroglio involving Oklahoma City Public Schools and its former superintendent Rob Neu deepens.

Ed Allen, Oklahoma City chapter president of American Federation of Teachers, recently submitted a freedom of information request with the district regarding Neu’s absenteeism since he was hired in 2014.

During that time, KFOR.com reported, Neu was absent 125.5 days.

We essentially had a part-time superintendent,” Allen told News9.com. “Leaders lead in front. They don’t lead from behind, and he was definitely behind.”

Records show Neu’s annual salary was $240,000.

District officials approved a separation agreement with Neu in late April. He is on administrative leave through July and will not return to the district, KOCO.com reported.

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