Other colleges took more overt actions to skew their Clery Act numbers.
One factor the CBO cannot include in their estimates that some observers say might skew their numbers: politics.
There was the late August Washington Post/ABC poll that had a plus-9 Democratic skew (and still had Romney ahead by one point).
late 15c., "to turn aside" (intransitive), from Old North French eskiuer "shy away from, avoid," Old French eschiver (see eschew). Transitive sense of "turn (something) aside" is from 1570s. Meaning "depict unfairly" first recorded 1872, on notion of being "give oblique direction to," hence "to distort, to make slant." Statistical sense dates from 1929. Related: Skewed; skewing. The adjectival meaning "slanting, turned to one side" is recorded from c.1600, from the verb; noun meaning "slant, deviation" first attested 1680s.