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The Lakeville school board is toying with the idea of videotaping its work sessions, the informal meetings where members learn about and casually discuss issues but don't vote on them.

Board member Jim Skelly, who raised the issue during his re-election campaign last fall, said it would provide more transparency, giving people a chance to tune in if they missed the initial meeting.

Lakeville, like most metro-area districts, already records its regular meetings, which residents can watch on cable TV or online. However, most districts don't tape work sessions.

Some board members are unsure about the idea. One concern is that it would change the sessions' tone, making attendees speak with less candor.