Oklahoma City signs Robert R. Neu as new superintendent

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Three weeks after selecting Seattle-area administrator Robert R. Neu to run Oklahoma City Public Schools, board members finalized his appointment as superintendent Monday night.

The board voted 8-0 to approve Neu’s employment contract, which includes an annual salary of $240,000. With additional benefits that have yet to be determined, the deal could make him the highest-paid superintendent in Oklahoma, officials said.

“As the board progressed through the interviews, it was evident that Mr. Neu was the clear choice to lead our district,” said Lynne Hardin, the board’s chairwoman. “He is focused on educating the whole child and creating innovative ways that make school and education relevant for students.

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