FIS

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AcronymDefinition
FISFlood Insurance Study
FISFidelity Information Services (various locations)
FISFaculty of Information Studies
FISFinancial Information System
FISFuture Internet Symposium
FISFederation International de Ski
FISFondo de Inversión Social (Spanish: Social Investment Fund; various nations)
FISFront Islamique du Salut (Islamic Salvation Front)
FISFingerprint Identification System
FISFactory Installation Services
FISFile Input Stream
FISFull Information System
FISFuel Injection System
FISFamily Income Supplement (Ireland)
FISForage Information System (Oregon State University)
FISFar-Infrared Surveyor
FISFederal Investigative Services (Office of Personnel Management)
FISFighter Interceptor Squadron
FISFuzzy Inference System
FISFlight Information Service
FISFederazione Italiana Scherma (Italian Fencing Federation)
FISFluorescence Imaging System
FISFixed Income Securities
FISFriends of International Students (various schools)
FISFlandreau Indian School (Flandreau, SD)
FISFatigue Impact Scale (quality of life questionnaire)
FISFinancial Information Service
FISForeign Intelligence Service
FISFederal Inspection Services
FISFrame Information Structure
FISFirst Interstate (Bank) Service
FISFourniture Industrie Service (French: Service Industry Provision)
FISFrankfurt International School
FISFinancial Institutions Services (Jamaica)
FISForeign Intelligence Section (Canada)
FISForest Invasive Species
FISFederazione Italiana dello Scautismo (Italian: Federation of Italian recognized scout and guide organizations)
FISFamily Impact Seminar (various locations)
FISFederal Inspection Station
FISFrench International School (Hong Kong)
FISFree Into Store
FISFree-In-Store
FISFabrication Inspection System
FISFacility Interface Sheet (US NASA)
FISFault Indication Signal
FISFisherman's Insurance Services, Inc
FISFlorida Irrigation Society
FISField Information Support (United Nations)
FISFoundation for Infinite Survival
FISFixed Interval Smoothing
FISFriends Ivory Sime (UK)
FISFunctional Interface Specification
FISFairway Information System (European Union)
FISFinancial and Information Services
FISFlorida Irrigation Supply, Inc (Sanford, Florida)
FISFreedom Imaging Systems (Lockport, IL)
FISFlight Instrumentation System
FISFirefighters' Integrated Suit
FISFleet Introduction Site
FISFlight Interceptor Squadron
FISFederation of International Seedsmen
FISFax Idle Suppression
FISFire Inhibit Switch (Aegis Combat System)
FISFeedback Information System
FISFriendly Information System
FISFault Isolation Software
FISFoundation Information Systems, Incorporated (Charlotte, NC)
FISFast-Idle Solenoid (electronic engine idle speed/vacuum control device)
FISFederation International du Slot (International sanctioning body for H.O. scale slot car racing)
FISForeign Instrumentation System
FISFact Information Sheet
FISFormation Internet Service (French: Internet Service Training)
FISForce Information Service
FISFundamental Intermittent Standard
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A fourth Clark Family Impact Seminar, "Youth at Risk II," is planned for the spring.
The Family Impact Seminars were recently named a Bright Idea by the Innovations in American Government Awards Program at Harvard University's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.
This briefing report to accompany the 2008 North Carolina Family Impact Seminar, "Dropout Prevention: Strategies for Improving High School Graduation Rates," will help us come to grips with the problem by providing a wide range of information, including data and insights about how to address the problem.
This report represents the second North Carolina Family Impact Seminar in a series designed to connect research and state policymaking.
Casey Foundation: Public Policy Issue Briefs (www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter/ PublicationsSeries/CaseyIssueBriefs.aspx) * Society for Research in Child Development: Social Policy Report Briefs (www.srcd.org/index.php?option=com_content& task=view&id=229&Itemid=524) * The Future of Children: Policy Briefs (www.futureofchildren.org/futureofchildren/ publications/journals/) * UNICEF: Social and Economic Policy, Working Briefs (www.unicef.org/socialpolicy/index_publications.html) State Family Impact Seminars (www.familyimpactseminars.org /index.asp?p=1&page=site) As is true when learning any other language, the vocabulary makes more sense when you "see it in action." This can be accomplished by visiting your state capitol.
One example of a website devoted to family impact seminars, some of which address childhood issues, is presented in Figure 1.
North Carolina Family Impact Seminars (NCFIS) include annual seminars, briefing reports and follow-up activities designed specifically for state policymakers, including legislators and legislative staff, the governor and executive branch staff, and state agency representatives.
Hines, Ph.D.,is a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, director of Family Impact Seminars, and co-director of the Clark Anti-Violence Education (CAVE) Program at Clark University.
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