The following is a selection of Dr. Coughlan's recent reports and journal articles.
The New Promise of School Integration and the Old Problem of Extreme Segregation: An Action Plan for New Jersey to Address Both
This report, published by the Center for Diversity and Equality in Education, offers a detailed look at levels of school diversity across all schools and districts in New Jersey. In addition to the new research on school diversity, the report presents an action plan for resolving New Jersey's school segregation crisis.
New Jersey's Segregated Schools: Trends and Paths Forward
This report, published by the UCLA Civil Rights Project, highlights the state of school segregation by race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and linguistic background in New Jersey
Progressive Education in the 21st Century
Through three case studies, this article presents the struggles and triumphs that progressive schools face a century after John Dewey's publication of Democracy and Education.
Remedying School Segregation: How New Jersey's Morris School District Chose to Make Diversity Work
This report, published by The Century Foundation, presents the case of the Morris School District as an example of how school integration can work in our segregated society.