A task force to address the future of education in Lynchburg is set to take shape later this summer.

During a Tuesday work session, city council reviewed a proposed charter for the task force and discussed the goals and potential leadership of the group.

Deputy City Manager Reid Wodicka told council members the city-schools leadership team — which includes Lynchburg City Schools Superintendent Crystal Edwards, school board chair Susan Morrison, school board vice chair James Coleman, Ward I Councilwoman Vice Mayor MaryJane Dolan, At-large Councilwoman Mayor Treney Tweedy, City Manager Bonnie Svrcek and Wodicka — identified a need for the task force after conversations between schools and the city over the past year.

A strong school system, Wodicka said, contributes to the long-term vitality of

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