Young people who aren’t academically inclined could use a job-readiness exam and “stackable” certificates in vocational skills to build their own career ladder — but it’s hard to break the traditional colleges’ monopoly on education and job training.
City College of San Francisco now offers an associate degree in gay studies, while a nearby community colleges offers a certificate. Graduates can transfer to San Diego State to earn a bachelor’s degree in gay studies, which leads to a career as a . . . Perhaps a professional occupier?