The 2014 Edition is the 50th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The Digest's purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest contains data on a variety of topics, including the number of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates, in addition to educational attainment, finances, and federal funds for education, libraries, and international comparisons. Statistical information on the whole range of American education is presented in this volume. Coverage ranges from kindergarten through graduate school, and is based upon data from both government and private sources. The main part of the book is composed of the following chapters: all levels of education, elementary and secondary education, federal programs for education and related activities, outcomes of education, international comparisons of education, and learning resources and technology.Supplemental sections on population trends, attitudes towards education, education characteristics of the labor force, government finances, and economic trends provide the background needed for evaluating education data.