The First Amendment says a public school cannot endorse a religion, but it also cannot prohibit religion, national experts contend

Michelle Sokol

Updated at 4:00 a.m.
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The Freedom From Religion Foundation says it will consider legal action against Concord Community Schools if the nativity scene is used at this year’s holiday concert.

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U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski visits Roosevelt STEAM Academy on Tuesday.

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