biased statistic

biased statistic

[′bī·əst stə′tis·tik]
(statistics)
A statistic whose expected value, as obtained from a random sampling, does not equal the parameter or quantity being estimated.
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They include the simple logic that "failing" schools can be turned around whether they are academies or council-maintained schools - with extra support, good leadership and teaching - whatever biased statistics the government produces for academy success rates.
We do not need to complicate the ordering process, especially with biased statistics that were never intended to be applied on an individual basis.
It makes us furious when we are forced to sit and listen to them quoting biased statistics and feeding councillors misguided information and we are not allowed to reply.