Liverpool school superintendent out on sick leave

Dr. Richard Johns

The superintendent of the Liverpool School District is on indefinite leave, according to the district office.

The school district confirmed to CNY Central Tuesday morning that Dr. Richard Johns is â??out on sick leaveâ??. The district declined to elaborate on the nature of Johns' illness, nor his expected return date.

Johns is planning to leave his post this summer. The district has already started a search for his successor. His last day is scheduled for July 31.