From an editorial in the PG:
"When Edina, Minn., changed its high school start from 7:25 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., math/verbal SAT scores rose substantially."
Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10064/1040375-109.stm#ixzz0hMRhQw28
- It's probably worth a try! But not district wide- start with a school or two. So often relatively untested programs and ideas are put into place on a large scale even though many mistakes can be avoided by learning from a small pilot program.