Across the nation, computer science jobs sit unfilled due to a lack of highly-qualified applicants--so what's the computer science education disconnect?

Hundreds of thousands of computer science jobs with six-figure salaries remain unfilled across the nation, due in large part to a deficit of students pursuing computer science education at the college level and earning degrees in the field, according to a new reports.

So why aren't more students going the computer science route?

A report from ACT | The App Association, Six-Figure Tech Salaries: Creating the Next Developer Workforce, notes that companies are eager to hire qualified software developers, but...

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