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Study: 4-In-5 Oklahoma City Students Can’t Read Clocks

They may miss that hour of sleep, but as we turn our clocks ahead, chances are kids won’t be changing their watches.

That’s because the vast majority don’t have a watch.

A new study shows that only 1-in-10 Oklahoma City kids ages 6-12 own a watch. And only 1-in-5 know how to read it.


“Yeah, I was super surprised,” said Caitlin Carnes, who works for the Boys & Girls Club at Santa Fe South Elementary. “When I was growing up that was something that we learned. I don’t know if that makes me old or not.”

Instead Friday, Carnes worked to teach kids in the after-school program how to read analog clocks, something even the kids will admit they struggle with. (Read more from “Study: 4-In-5 Oklahoma City Students Can’t Read Clocks” HERE)

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